Debian: DSA-1718-1: New boinc packages fix validation bypass

    Date08 Feb 2009
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the core client for the BOINC distributed computing infrastructure performs incorrect validation of the return values of OpenSSL's RSA functions.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1718-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 08, 2009                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : boinc
    Vulnerability  : incorrect API usage
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2009-0126
    Debian Bug     : 511521
    
    It was discovered that the core client for the BOINC distributed
    computing infrastructure performs incorrect validation of the return
    values of OpenSSL's RSA functions.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.4.11-4+etch1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been
    fixed in version 6.2.14-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 6.2.14-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your boinc packages.
    
    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, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc_5.4.11.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  5561690 268c8f6f19d5def378e7d2fbacc2d4eb
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc_5.4.11-4+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1174 2d007ac10e6c4033363f8b0978ecfdfa
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc_5.4.11-4+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    42159 8bf8d8b4fd9a7bb3963f1af4b3a6f6e0
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   742302 510dc201af61610b050bc3380c9d100a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   331738 3c03b02467d1295a41e228e887e35c8a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   420030 693edd73e7f6565fcecdd4d4734c9331
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   405796 8eac0ee7ccb30f4cd5db1d98b6d6bad5
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   355172 5624689252e7f4a17ab7ddd7b32c323e
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   776070 0a548d55f73c61821276aa015f4e69bb
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   402674 be5f9b3f94890248963a8fdbc9471251
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   340560 935dd3f2c5c51d66dd77c698253458af
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   747016 7bc3304531f57ac1e667fba68fe16cd0
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   552872 9c0053cf650774c12dedb80d6c0918c7
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   445946 46d0dae4d46304332138ea7ecdcc773e
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   827448 adb080334dd148ca08d831a1656d8e52
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   760244 640cd45d564c8428a9e301723e11bb6d
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   364418 84aa41b3259eebd66f21811ffd693856
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   453980 3200f312a78a7fb1b179e88b3da12095
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   362924 a0b49bd7aa24c8b2c8ea8412413b7f8a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   752698 cff499021e2c48bbca805f4e5ff74e07
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   452180 88876196db57020ad9cfd8fa0d9fa781
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   746960 53a8fdb3b93f7a01951f646781939499
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   357802 88bb6361dc2a34729ef49b1bcfc6f86f
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   436526 ebde4d9b7fa9357250eac6edd058fbf2
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   405746 f428c0a13fae9d569e8bb4a27d8d2d30
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   733522 fc578aa93e65eae44b48457411f6eda3
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   340934 f23cc5421e73e3d548b936ac3f20b40f
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-dev_5.4.11-4+etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   424774 773aa13cb3453920cfed95d93d8d7070
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-client_5.4.11-4+etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   339330 082502b633ae3d84aa3b87fdb0dbee40
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/boinc/boinc-manager_5.4.11-4+etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   775476 5fa72e818fad34c6dda5a6fa6df99f0a
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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