DSA 690-1: New bsmtpd packages fix arbitrary command execution
Posted on: 02/25/2005 10:31 AM

New bsmtpd packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 690-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
February 25th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : bsmtpd
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-0107

Bastian Blank a vulnerability in bsmtpd, a batched SMTP mailer for sendmail and postfix. Unsanitised addresses can cause the execution of arbitrary commands during alleged mail delivery.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.3pl8b-12woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.3pl8b-16.

We recommend that you upgrade your bsmtpd package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 580 a52f31e37ed84f6c77334d42b285d327
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 16757 25feec8311fd898c59a187c048876331
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 21212 d474faf9252f6ba381a57bb2f1aaf48d

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34626 7e8281efce33079aa51426283369e1fd

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 32010 4d74ca73f494c8d6babf2c58b100b06b

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 30210 22fa9205cfd747abf64a1974efc25900

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 39420 ebe934e628a84dd653b7f3f5c8d3db50

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 33990 9b9252f3347b7e26e6057b655f6dfe1f

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 29404 1cd6143691b6f8c30d899e9a05db1be4

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 32212 902f889f98881692e24c5cac80ac2046

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 32270 8df7c0f9206a297352fe27ec2ed7aa10

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 32036 05b57cae1bd29bae629836608ba6c6e1

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 31982 25e56d69999ad2023e97952dd64a6471

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34962 f29ca8fd647fe459e173f1ed68b80d49


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


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