Debian: DSA-2523-1: globus-gridftp-server security update

    Date06 Aug 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the GridFTP component from the Globus Toolkit, a toolkit used for building Grid systems and applications performed insufficient validation of a name lookup, which could lead to privilege escalation.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2523-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 06, 2012                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : globus-gridftp-server
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3292
    
    It was discovered that the GridFTP component from the Globus Toolkit, a 
    toolkit used for building Grid systems and applications performed
    insufficient validation of a name lookup, which could lead to privilege 
    escalation.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.23-1+squeeze1 of the globus-gridftp-server source package
    and in version 0.43-1+squeeze1 of the globus-gridftp-server-control
    source package
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid),
    this problem has been fixed in version 6.5-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your globus-gridftp-server packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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