Debian: DSA-1712-1: New rt2400 packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date28 Jan 2009
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that an integer overflow in the "Probe Request" packet parser of the Ralinktech wireless drivers might lead to remote denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1712-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 28, 2009                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rt2400
    Vulnerability  : integer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2009-0282
    
    It was discovered that an integer overflow in the "Probe Request" packet
    parser of the Ralinktech wireless drivers might lead to remote denial of
    service or the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    Please note that you need to rebuild your driver from the source
    package in order to set this update into effect. Detailed
    instructions can be found in /usr/share/doc/rt2400-source/README.Debian
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable
    distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
    1.2.2+cvs20080623-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your rt2400 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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    Stable updates are available for amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     7714 8e2c4e3994e44d85fbeb2fa7008450e6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   222661 333bf6d7fa81a6d78c72aad6a48e9bc3
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      740 50541cf208cbf6ea4a1daa43fb3310e1
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400-source_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   173206 daa9749dbfce18e2b01dbd780d1ad72c
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    99638 01755d0da49a73c9fab80ac6a1578e2e
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   118484 6175c5c6e0b4cd9b8debaa2a0b1c9b27
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   107430 7dd595c837b5da5d4a82cf0ada0e2e5c
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    96342 4175c89f1225fa118df7e39dcf1802e4
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   127374 3edfc63723ea340604b7506e8b914f11
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    98572 1d73f7d80336187bbd87640a8ad84938
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    97994 4106b884f5ebf8256c1e5be167388333
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    94938 f8674036f710a5614ff54bdc30b8cdb2
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    83772 e70417720e8afd4521279964cc36ecda
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2400/rt2400_1.2.2+cvs20060620-4+etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    91478 11d9a654f14f5385c03e874fd1f222f5
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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