DSA 719-1: New prozilla packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 04/28/2005 04:09 PM

New prozilla packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 719-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
April 28th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : prozilla
Vulnerability : format string problems
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-0523
BugTraq ID : 12635

Several format string problems have been discovered in prozilla, a multi-threaded download accelerator, that can be exploited by a malicious server to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running prozilla.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.6-3woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.7.4-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your prozilla 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/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 612 b928187dd8f03148a2539d4b3c80b438
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 9649 fe452d3b07b843d9bdb0a62eea08b32e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 152755 65864dfe72f5cb7d7e595ca6f34fc7d7

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 78456 67eb74ad4ef6f7b11fb6d0c84e97e885

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 65416 ee4e2b27282f5d797388cf9db6bb1ae6

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 64420 ca9cf2d80468eb3c6f262efd2865f32f

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 93510 41775fe0d297ef48a07decba2df534d0

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74488 8d7ccf055d158ddd57f29ff6a67a54ba

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 61402 087350199da0c600391b0975956d097a

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 73084 5a5e06a2436b08c7133ce1a21b97a167

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 73182 8479c67ce0ccb680821aeddba9fdb2e5

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68490 7c83bdce09185e681b20c3903fcc18fd

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 65476 e25037beaff259f42db818fb8e8a403b

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/prozilla/prozilla_1.3.6-3woody2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68120 a1c98ba0fad335c84930c8894bf57435


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


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