DSA 906-1: New sylpheed packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 11/22/2005 07:42 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 906-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
November 22nd, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : sylpheed
Vulnerability : buffer overflows
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2005-3354
Debian Bug : 338436

Colin Leroy discovered several buffer overflows in a number of
importer routines in sylpheed, a light-weight e-mail client with GTK+,
that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

The following matrix explains which versions fix this vulnerability

old stable (woody) stable (sarge) unstable (sid)
sylpheed 0.7.4-4woody1 1.0.4-1sarge1 2.0.4-1
sylpheed-gtk1 n/a n/a 1.0.6-1
sylpheed-claws 0.7.4claws-3woody1 1.0.4-1sarge1 1.0.5-2
sylpheed-claws-gtk2 n/a n/a 1.9.100-1

We recommend that you upgrade your sylpheed 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/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 809 e2347bf6ce11e212ab44b5a7de555b07
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1460259 d22f631c079bd96fc720b41046590ae6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2392658 4f35c4925a9c9678b70f275a898a4a6b

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed-doc_0.7.4-4woody1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1418744 55e42c4f703fdc2464126247b5b299a7

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1284984 922289db3e1f15c360c3a98ea4411d0b

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1191522 9450fd7553a16e73d8896a44bca0097b

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1174296 6ba9efd2654c18615bd8b64a07d28094

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1441450 245fb9dd7fdb9e4ed0eff7b12853b5bf

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1277040 47c8af49ea30b9a7d6fa354fd64ec7d4

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1143172 b1296dd212303acea573c3a8c78ec1fc

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1201778 03c3fdeee83a534b7d84a4737e33f86d

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1197450 6c095c451e04637b1e29c29d68d6e4e3

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1196634 925bdab51d9f24e6d75f83a98fee4cc2

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1174614 ec34f80d0a3545528bc358d8ffd3b77f

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_0.7.4-4woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1187816 d59bcdb7ca66390b1bb01a540bb935f4


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 948 6b57fc4b878f1c8d0ddcccaf15813ff1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 16171 91e577bed02a58ac10f85e1ec4e859c2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 3517663 ffb104c0f90b9ccf7a4bc5524d1059bf

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed-i18n_1.0.4-1sarge1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1071916 460598d0611be3c198fc56377dc3ac92

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 821660 8d4adb1dc686202221f9c16f26d3a288

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 728122 44fa3ca5e91e9578c0066b81cecf306f

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 672262 bcd873a4d9f65f7d1469fe649e0c5c15

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 702658 292e475a082194472bda36b6fe8b20e6

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 957984 9b7f91777012bbc512ff05c8f7a185cc

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 756592 08d367fc378be3645101b07050f4df3a

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 615522 5d53eecb10b8a9f19c43a106bd07c24e

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 691570 d7e0577ab08ce1db8f0ce90aad49a673

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 687856 c09ea9b3b609a23a57d7252e9bb5cab2

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 683192 5d1bc703af5aa8b525f21f2339504ee3

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 703946 65f5016da14e4d2c80832896361be2e1

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sylpheed/sylpheed_1.0.4-1sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 674298 72338e47d53541365b833e5667280621


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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