Debian 2.1: nmh remote exploit

    Date28 Feb 2000
    CategoryDebian
    2551
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    nmh did not check incoming mail messages properly. This could be exploited byusing carefully designed MIME headers to trick mhshow into executing arbitrary shell code. [Found on LWN]
    -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Debian Security Advisory This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.http://www.debian.org/security/ Wichert Akkerman February 28, 2000 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Package: nmh Vulnerability type: remote exploit Debian-specific: no The version of nmh that was distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 (aka slink) did not check incoming mail messages properly. This could be exploited by using carefully designed MIME headers to trick mhshow into executing arbitrary shell code. This has been fixed in version 0.27-0.28-pre8-4. We recommend you upgrade your nmh package immediately. wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file. Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink - -------------------------------- This version of Debian was released only for Intel ia32, the Motorola 680x0, the alpha and the Sun sparc architecture. Source archives: http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/nmh_0.27-0.28-pre8-4.diff.gz MD5 checksum: e067ed67134efa5f3e0e2ed8ff70ebb3 http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/nmh_0.27-0.28-pre8-4.dsc MD5 checksum: 311c7fa22aa6ff3e0911f363d83f1260 http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/nmh_0.27-0.28-pre8.orig.tar.gz MD5 checksum: cb8af772beccf3432184ffe71cd9f39c Alpha architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-alpha/nmh_0.27-0.28-pre8-4_alpha.deb MD5 checksum: d3fdfb597a3c6be024481a8d17ae8882 Intel ia32 architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-i386/nmh_0.27-0.28-pre8-4_i386.deb MD5 checksum: a5e06258dfdfc38069597047acdc7c5f Motorola 680x0 architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-m68k/nmh_0.27-0.28-pre8-4_m68k.deb MD5 checksum: d6c522f5cbf32a266a593d66570b9be0 Sun Sparc architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-sparc/nmh_0.27-0.28-pre8-4_sparc.deb MD5 checksum: 6a912720d4a206ae39f9408a57e448bc These files will be moved into ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon. For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate directory ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ . - -- - ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable updates For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: 2.6.3ia Charset: noconv iQB1AwUBOLqyaKjZR/ntlUftAQG5UwMArr0AJuqSGZ3iEFtF8pl3r6RiOQSbUPKF A76keNup659K0diQJzuMEa1HtI9orReMhYat0vZtFruq4+XUaIzL1bGm6UDu/9u3 tf3Ppl8LvVzzbxOM3oajL30iuP1lSTgH =CSZ/ -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- 
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