DSA 726-1: New oops packages fix format string vulnerability
Posted on: 05/20/2005 08:12 AM

New oops packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 726-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
May 20th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : oops
Vulnerability : format string vulnerability
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-1121
Debian Bug : 307360

A format string vulnerability has been discovered in the MySQL/PgSQL authentification module of Oops, a caching HTTP proxy server written for performance.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your oops 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/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 650 5c25c8feafc8859988e9c58f16fefb4e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 447210 1d36c62ee9fb194ec40541426941d7a6

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 338016 93b334e738d1eeec4833470bec6c1693

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 299218 dea33792da84a6c73c9cb70e383912db

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 287540 a0571d3d10eb7fd4be599f8fb0b68635

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 413984 10ece35fd66c870a14074ac8a6bfa258

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 270530 7b2491ebabd375af8f33084eb91ad635

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 289514 893f78b2c56fd70b2c28b73d7c53004e

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 290028 0273f0cecd26200ce11fc04e76afbc7a

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 308516 75fc74b544650254054608170df31a09

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 284660 d22ef5e1d425387d300e34507b724e1c

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oops/oops_1.5.19.cvs.20010818-0.1woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 294592 bb09b2b20ad19d71f55c33bdde56b942


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


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