DSA 852-1: New up-imapproxy packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 10/09/2005 02:12 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 852-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
October 9th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : up-imapproxy
Vulnerability : format string vulnerability
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-2661

Steve Kemp discovered two format string vulnerabilities in
up-imapproxy, an IMAP protocol proxy, which may lead remote attackers
to the execution of arbitrary code.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by these problems.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.3-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.4-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your imapproxy 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/u/up-imapproxy/up-imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 682 78dba7c28705cb90254b789abe2cc3a1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/up-imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 7902 6e7e65e2e30c13f335e63ef7f0f48a25
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/up-imapproxy_1.2.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 122991 ad4dafd1417903feb1e09ec569ff1ad5

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54064 67b3d4d2ac2e723937470e69ba2d25a3

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50824 d6b14cb566d18868646a4f3bdd3c5104

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49412 471d5f7d34c4ceea4b74918fe106645f

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49214 bd66a0d4f2de5e2fa33172a278cc417e

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 60708 4fd07ac2f2a2bed4d2d26dc7285b8f10

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52104 815ce032df02d514b69736b8e8d96252

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 45480 6e9ee814ec65b0c76638ce2925bd4333

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50688 51b9b737a702aa0c997ca7536e4a99f5

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50808 6591b56e82523af03d3d3a5361fa30f9

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52096 87ec6e99203a2390e89c66f713875ef3

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49916 94e2c29d3fc612f21cb26b8d32ca4bd3

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/up-imapproxy/imapproxy_1.2.3-1sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 48326 d6795267e5b6f2263ad6538e8da70a14


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

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;

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