USN-845-1: Pan vulnerability
Posted on: 10/08/2009 03:05 PM

A new Pan vulnerability update is available for Ubuntu Linux. Here the announcement:

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-845-1 October 08, 2009
pan vulnerability
CVE-2008-2363
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
pan 0.132-2ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Pavel Polischouk discovered that Pan incorrectly handled certain data
structures. If a user were tricked into viewing malicious nntp data, a
remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:

Source archives:

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132-2ubuntu2.1.=
diff.gz
Size/MD5: 20545 6d36e3b972652c124c93eff41dc5695b
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132-2ubuntu2.1.=
dsc
Size/MD5: 877 593b70e1321f89cc1d3d79aaa0fcd431
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5: 2069718 0999ea52f8d4187ac7c8fd416067b0e7

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132-2ubuntu2.1_=
amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 821136 10e791382ac078f206571407b9aca5b8

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132-2ubuntu2.1_=
i386.deb
Size/MD5: 792564 5f4a69d8ce3dc342e20893020d1b2b2f

lpia architecture (Low Power Intel Architecture):

http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132-2ubuntu2.1_lpia.deb
Size/MD5: 815322 dff1b50f04af376b9476f5f9150b0b97

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):

http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132-2ubuntu2.1_powerpc.de=
b
Size/MD5: 864758 9c63e15bd64326b9483ba916c089a00d

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):

http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/p/pan/pan_0.132-2ubuntu2.1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5: 885412 f0311151ff6ab621f97bbd6909253173




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