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    Debian: canna remote exploit

    Date 02 Jul 2000
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Buffer overflow has been fixed for Debian GNU/Linux 2.1
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    Debian Security Advisory                             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Wichert Akkerman
    July  2, 2000
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    Package        : canna
    Problem type   : remote exploit
    Debian-specific: no
    The canna package as distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 can be
    remotely exploited to gain access. This could be done by overflowing
    a buffer by sending a SR_INIT command with a very long usernamd or
    This has been fixed in version 3.5b2-24slink1, and recommend that you
    upgrade your canna 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
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      This version of Debian was released only for Intel, the Motorola
      680x0, the alpha and the Sun sparc architecture.
      The packages for the Sun sparc architecture are not available at
      this moment; they will be announced on
      when they are.
      Source archives:
          MD5 checksum: 7220bdad24aa3be2fdfc4f1bfd978235
          MD5 checksum: b62f0558dc852ed61930157236622e3d
          MD5 checksum: 5e1d8527d397c3914ce6104dac3db466
      Alpha architecture:
          MD5 checksum: b9318bb7dcb1936c3d16c54f8c799564
          MD5 checksum: 1bcbbd1c4ad3146d66b2ca10b4914ccf
          MD5 checksum: 05df65c96e2adfc6d1cde593ef76ca33
          MD5 checksum: b1e30d11faaccbf0014c42e56949c87c
      Intel ia32 architecture:
          MD5 checksum: 45705fd8a8d230d3dd0094707eb2fac3
          MD5 checksum: c15a54507be2fc745d55718efbae4f74
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          MD5 checksum: aa0ef7ffe8ca29a99ba882513dd29888
          MD5 checksum: 4069ed58591b44a5c670fd0a91e77ae1
          MD5 checksum: 005a4f8f6dbdafc1f1ccdc8443ddc8ad
          MD5 checksum: 5aff2c0b7b089900faff113ce8a0abab
      These files will be moved into*/binary-$arch/ soon.
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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      Please note that potato has not been released yet. However since it is in
      the final stages of the release process security updates are already being
      The updated packages for potato have already been installed in the
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory$arch/ .
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