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

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1361 Steve Kemp
August 29th, 2007
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Package : postfix-policyd
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-3791
Debian Bug : 435735

It was discovered that postfix-policyd, an anti-spam plugin for postfix,
didn't correctly bounds-test incoming SMTP commands potentially allowing
the remote exploitation of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version

For the old stable distribution (sarge), this package was not present.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem was fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your postfix-policyd 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 11391 3b110e0653af37a0367abac9a2cc303b
Size/MD5 checksum: 661 1da40619537632f9986db4da5ec1f1bf
Size/MD5 checksum: 67138 3d6caea3c5ef4a1b97816180a21a94f3

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
Size/MD5 checksum: 77270 07b5622f7801eb74ec409337f49581b9

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
Size/MD5 checksum: 74814 4aae549d216b8653e0817ed7368ed70a

arm architecture (ARM)
Size/MD5 checksum: 74760 0eee0050d13f6aa3a41a52764fca3bce

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
Size/MD5 checksum: 76708 52fad04d43236faf0617d1585bff6632

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
Size/MD5 checksum: 69196 be22b73cc4c4d9d050ba55170f161dc5

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
Size/MD5 checksum: 90026 9b788319cb954d7cf687c3eb0b410eef

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
Size/MD5 checksum: 75046 26f79e015c2d4df43d0fe96e9a128416

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
Size/MD5 checksum: 75056 ec377db9df88eb197355451879f1c28b

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
Size/MD5 checksum: 72406 53f9a23da464947ccd421ae5e1af99a8

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
Size/MD5 checksum: 71428 548b97ce3a610f011f4e4c48d4f48dd0

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

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>
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