DSA 727-1: New libconvert-uulib-perl packages fix arbitrary code exe
Posted on: 05/20/2005 12:33 PM

New libconvert-uulib-perl packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 727-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
May 20th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libconvert-uulib-perl
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-1349

Mark Martinec and Robert Lewis discovered a buffer overflow in Convert::UUlib, a Perl interface to the uulib library, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.201-2woody1.

For the testing (sarge) and unstable (sid) distributions this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.5.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libconvert-uulib-perl 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/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 657 fd6e57ac7638a87870b764f9e33b75d0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2360 da8d0535347a1666befc8e0e3a8757ed
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 291809 62908cff06d03d63be8dfb24d32246f1

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 80730 3352fbb77e0f4688ac4d61432bb67d5a

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 73516 5ad5a858f40c88d5b9b370c6fb69c3bd

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 64634 0157bd23decf30f047696ae7ccec67d0

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 101176 ccb2e4ff4dc330a9e92e53fae89298e7

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 81840 3806c681213d6a06f23d8a54f7f6e3b1

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 63562 4e04dd2473dde9ced51167e45d9dad69

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 64858 e5ac1f6678c0a721bd3a472ea47b0fd4

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 64774 d320a2c04519b9aa4c776eb6b8cc4364

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 73272 f94a8d46fff4cac0963657d2231f83ae

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 69986 cf4f9cc64f53fd6e5cf9d36e3abb058d

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74130 80a8d51e6240b8c269e7fb1d4660e2a5


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


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