DSA 694-1: New xloadimage packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 03/21/2005 06:05 AM

New xloadimage packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 694-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
March 21st, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : xloadimage
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising, integer overflow
Problem-Type : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-0638 CAN-2005-0639
Debian Bug : 298926

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in xloadimage, an image viewer for X11. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CAN-2005-0638

Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team has reported a flaw in the handling of compressed images, where shell meta-characters are not adequately escaped.

CAN-2005-0639

Insufficient validation of image properties in have been discovered which could potentially result in buffer management errors.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 4.1-10woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 4.1-14.2.

We recommend that you upgrade your xloadimage 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/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 608 1785127dc36b05b469d1d058ab4277d7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 49841 1226c5c8f106bcf6f91363a059892aec
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 596021 7331850fc04056ab8ae6b5725d1fb3d2

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 139008 65606204f4eca53a738e2d247b8d6987

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 111200 f84888c10f21c130683de13a461e84ac

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 105310 a5b4b0aeaa1b3f69a7bbbf7c3e9a468a

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 169730 e8710b71172c1fb9154f7328ca3613fc

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 125902 cb582a34758fcfba602a5ed19775539b

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 98968 c7ea1092cdbd6cbd06be55099c291816

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 119674 01de6b1942f076d9f0bf89e5b6a88c51

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 119512 9050f4e7c9ee8e0eca8e038192c82ebd

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 112778 4515f5ab45c04c3209f16cf273ce3567

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 113112 9e17795095078d6e3bdce4889817a586

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 114990 799ae8fd61b06619804cba7aa017d941


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


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