DSA 738-1: New razor packages fix potential DOS
Posted on: 07/06/2005 06:33 AM

New razor packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 738-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Stone
July 05, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : razor
Vulnerability : email header parsing error
Problem type : remote DOS
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CAN-2005-2024

A vulnerability was discovered in the way that Razor parses certain email headers that could potentially be used to crash the Razor program, causing a denial of service (DOS).

For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version 2.670-1sarge2.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this issue.

We recommend that you upgrade your razor 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 3.1 (sarge)
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sarge was released for alpha, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 799 88b6def693d8e884f636acf9337344f1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 86705 0118b6030ea261ea85e73a55cc7eac8e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 10699 ed53476451c87dbf876697e198083973

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117030 ab3c6043749da7b66aa468f8fec794a7

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 115572 01ee173b14d45f1f576dd3b4db6ba3e8

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117146 82889def9ab647e075cedf658a2e7707

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 116070 9171153ba7bf5c0c679c14a8303d777d

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 118378 d1ed58ed88d490cad82b8cde72745b6d

m68k architecture (Motorola Mc680x0)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 115938 6a620f25c1895e3ac80ba94c57931874

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 114962 3a771fb3bc2b88b6606121541f4e1c80

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 114978 3c6f16f40f9820e4624c277969c85947

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117502 2860b774a37ed2eaae9efd365e05ceaf

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 115738 02789063e04d63a1eea5f2bf88745c5f

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/razor/razor_2.670-1sarge2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 115848 8a264ab5802cf6764db4354facdd4ea0


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