DSA 858-1: New xloadimage packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 10/10/2005 01:52 PM

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

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 858-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
October 10th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : xloadimage
Vulnerability : buffer overflows
Problem type : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-3178
Debian Bug : 332524

Ariel Berkman discovered several buffer overflows in xloadimage, a
graphics file viewer for X11, that can be exploited via large image
titles and cause the execution of arbitrary code.

For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-10woody2.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-14.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-15.

We recommend that you upgrade your xloadimage 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/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 608 2b194d25f2cd86d8c1b1f2f5a467bcc9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 50186 53a9172758b709cf3f0e99936d47c4a4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 596021 7331850fc04056ab8ae6b5725d1fb3d2

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 139088 7be358557b829074706d31d8e02482e6

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 111128 6b7317be277325f505f73e15e4a2e5d1

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 105382 0ab75115524b1bc8de2e6ef3f4a44eeb

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 169892 25d4ed26d2a77ef23e496daf5f7123e0

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 125956 92a18e4bfb850b4e0d45edd854241bef

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 99060 d8b7db59ee60184b1c6655d44ae9d8ab

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 119736 3224dc48075eebeb2204e24f41a9be8b

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 119622 0309e0d20f98b0baf6b9d464dc2f9c92

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 112998 bb0d48772430bacf901f91413e58b8cb

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 113296 7704a714f140c824f9a76a68bb0cf5fb

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-10woody2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 115220 c42cc65553599e953baf2140c5f63365


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 613 c22e9b8a14b2e3cb09db7b0eaaceb74e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 66821 75afd2e1725f602ea7ee6c31677de491
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 596021 7331850fc04056ab8ae6b5725d1fb3d2

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 144484 b56080219d894c106d3930893e0c5efb

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117762 f96ca8e4fd5c8181508cda671e250835

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 113260 6f70e2fd9b04aab3acb31e8f32d8004f

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 112570 939143ec3b3c1a9de86a3d239c21dd9d

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 168800 ce97c7a1db1491382d7bec6388920098

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 127336 307fcd295e7f63204f21c3484dc07d84

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102792 bd1d5a3337433499a89946f6377ac3c6

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 124776 8bfe51681d7619d7850325ea00f87f5a

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 125416 027a884f264f32c67b1d5cc0c9d48e98

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 120466 3ed583a03a58367e6e26d99d1f30f050

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 120484 3990984d86ef50845d894b57d0036f36

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xloadimage/xloadimage_4.1-14.3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 112758 d9d7f94f2722b0a9b1fd7ea09955e3e7


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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