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    Debian: 'ed' vulnerability

    Date 28 Nov 2000
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Alan Cox discovered that GNU ed (a classed line editor tool)created temporary files unsafely.
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    Debian Security Advisory 001-1                       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Wichert Akkerman
    November 29, 2000
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    Package        : ed
    Problem type   : symlink attack
    Debian-specific: no
    Alan Cox discovered that GNU ed (a classed line editor tool)
    created temporary files unsafely. This has been fixed in version
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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      Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.
      Source archives:
          MD5 checksum: 8f5e75fa0f1a8bcb5b2543aae5959701
          MD5 checksum: 311df85a3e80149b92f9070301eae1b9
          MD5 checksum: ddd57463774cae9b50e70cd51221281b
      Alpha architecture:
          MD5 checksum: 36c073a80dd76df83d340208eaf890bf
      ARM architecture:
          MD5 checksum: 73ffc5a13a0bc48f1a323cf84311caeb
      Intel ia32 architecture:
          MD5 checksum: bb6dbb9648a71c56d2cf1eb353407acf
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          MD5 checksum: 5bc6b3054a5c995656153aa1b9e5509b
      PowerPC architecture:
          MD5 checksum: caf9df91afac75c11264d1ebb70e56cb
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          MD5 checksum: a940e903a4e3ae47dfbe5e5bc953e423
      These files will be moved into*/binary-$arch/ soon.
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory$arch/ .
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    apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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