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Debian: DSA-1705-1: New netatalk packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 15 Jan 2009
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that netatalk, an implementation of the AppleTalk suite, is affected by a command injection vulnerability when processing PostScript streams via papd. This could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Please note that this only affects installations that are
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1705-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                                 Nico Golde
January 15th, 2009                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : netatalk
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2008-5718
Debian Bug     : 510585

It was discovered that netatalk, an implementation of the AppleTalk
suite, is affected by a command injection vulnerability when processing
PostScript streams via papd.  This could lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.  Please note that this only affects installations that are
configured to use a pipe command in combination with wildcard symbols
substituted with values of the printed job.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.3-4+etch1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) this problem has been fixed
in version 2.0.3-11+lenny1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.4~beta2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your netatalk 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 at the end of this advisory:

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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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    27582 efc06139ef2adba4ca71c4ff9effefd2
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1920570 17917abd7d255d231cc0c6188ccd27fb
  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      822 eb3fc44340caed42978dea8b8e8cc53d

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   869526 2a7d4250ee8380227231cd68cc70b5e4

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   751530 67f12f90fa7e11d8dfa791f36ee05e22

arm architecture (ARM)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   729204 14b32580e4d93588404c1669074f9f09

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   800306 26eb091564c8077955d41ac42b585868

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   706600 542cfc6b12f76ed4a068a389fa059372

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1007572 a5393f96b01e65c8daece94babe663c2

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   776996 5d25c6809bfd2c3a6d3b29be1bd5e5e4

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   773318 c6393e566664dbd1959e7c154ae90e37

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   757606 ba364451858fc30ce3a4e2996ab316b0

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   770290 7970c3e8038bd51b6089cf824af789d6

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

  https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netatalk/netatalk_2.0.3-4+etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   711964 fe24e2794125763c9548f522fd152a88


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

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