DSA 734-1: New gaim packages fix denial of service
Posted on: 07/05/2005 10:24 AM

A gaim security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 734-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
July 5th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : gaim
Vulnerability : denial of service
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-1269 CAN-2005-1934

Two denial of service problems have been discovered in Gaim, a multi-protocol instant messaging client. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CAN-2005-1269

A malformed Yahoo filename can result in a crash of the application.

CAN-2005-1934

A malformed MSN message can lead to incorrect memory allocation
resulting in a crash of the application.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.1-1.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.3.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gaim 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 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 915 08a8121dcf20f0e36c99468cbaaac002
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 31431 09e9da9c18435f6d667c6e80c9ab26d0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 5215565 866598947a30005c9d2a4466c7182e2a

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-data_1.2.1-1.3_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2838688 76c3d0b41415b4cb2d1edb3ed1d5f2c1

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1068836 99128d827c71cb5a35aeffc9825bc6da
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102376 8964c622cba173c9ba8cc8ef7983cf5f

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 817872 7ee2f80c4b85f8ea12880d2ad0e7621d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102396 e9fde25b9022a9deef7fcb261f5244e4

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 879304 02c7ea4fc0221adf68ba5cdb565577dd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102456 a28253b1296809d8b550824071a56e0f

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1264300 90f0e5fe37360d51b657b34efb10d1fd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102366 b87cebb6c4baac35150397e410f275ea

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1006988 f752b9a1ffe56551ca7be8788cd276e2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102416 b5fe26c4a7dc7e0f587ffe96303f4573

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 815860 7ee86bf4293389262fa6cfb4fbc67f19
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102492 374e90c3d09183b34d010fcd350ec8c6

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 855152 dc79ea02eadb95e5c047b73726852079
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102436 2d87357f298bb0257fa67feaacb52d81

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 846430 3d45b57cf061fe01ceba0ac0ac1d1e83
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102378 dc0bd0059286063cc07474fdf59a69b3

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 913466 05eebe5e52d3b6eceacecf46d68fe077
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102372 046b702811efab2bd95db4ea7d944099

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 946232 876000b9f88e639426c6690ab73740d0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102368 fe438d64fd244c2af559be56fde54090

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim_1.2.1-1.3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 850740 451213584a4ded0cc848ef96b91aebb0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gaim/gaim-dev_1.2.1-1.3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102384 62f0b8409fa18b8edcf069c7c59f8279


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


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