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New oftpd packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

Debian Security Advisory DSA 473-1 Matt Zimmerman
April 3rd, 2004

Package : oftpd
Problem-Type : denial of service
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids : CAN-2004-0376
Debian bug : 216871

A vulnerability was discovered in oftpd, an anonymous FTP server, whereby a remote attacker could cause the oftpd process to crash by specifying a large value in a PORT command.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.3.6-6.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 20040304-1.

We recommend that you update your oftpd package.

Upgrade Instructions

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

Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 582 ec0796ba52c95ba4ee83414917b656c4
Size/MD5 checksum: 49463 329930f2d835f6c754b6c79a496f038a
Size/MD5 checksum: 77201 78b4139bb0108297b9814564db986852

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 46166 cea2315f6960525ac9c113510f20dfbc

ARM architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 40084 28fb6ba5082855444980ca611e8429c0

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 38442 32cacf8eb9d37a8406302811ac3d62ac

Intel IA-64 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 53688 3142a68ecc08c448e082d339812796c8

HP Precision architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 42828 eef0881c474cce76cdf012ac797b8203

Big endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 39898 316629cf18ed8906ea09b84140ecf64c

Little endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 39976 1e6fc0b5f9c402d15541f8d5bd6a36a9

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 39434 a712ef00a8bc169f4bfd319583367f59

IBM S/390 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 38824 eb1405f335b5344b43b7617ee9b1ecfd

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 42250 15668b00038e349cbf6b0331d791532d

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