Debian: DSA-1713-1: New rt2500 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-1713-1                  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        : rt2500
    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/rt2500-source/README.Debian
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable
    distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
    1:1.1.0-b4+cvs20080623-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your rt2500 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/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   386980 83b8b9a091705c08d99268479f3b3b6a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      741 a3eea1c14fa7e8f1d4782b4883a776a9
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    22084 0c2d17d34652f8ec6b6aca06ab31a8cc
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500-source_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   249304 919b5148aa8d66121c6426cd18f62acd
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   113796 e5d30f0f2b49333de0aa11b85b2631e4
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   139742 0e78f96d66b7c4f441dc6e8282c3ebad
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   126244 4670c39b26f1fae2de0ddb897f0fcb6d
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   111508 d6023fa941e03e1668d4f677445f9293
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   148124 7602e91c6fb3482b1d8e2a71cc783a67
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   114762 e9fe9e17287d1ef1d51f03e2cfc80f8a
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   113842 5194921501700ae59b038a6ed551bd97
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   111836 c61737ae5a3a6337f24d8fc0c8c42c4d
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    96484 c4a13741dd9b78672363953a94a49e71
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rt2500/rt2500_1.1.0+cvs20060620-3+etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   106934 b36a8b1de80914c0026e2eeb3e17ddc1
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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