Debian: 'ed' vulnerability

    Date28 Nov 2000
    CategoryDebian
    2833
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         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
    0.2-18.1.
    
    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:
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/ed_0.2-18.1.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: 8f5e75fa0f1a8bcb5b2543aae5959701
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/ed_0.2-18.1.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 311df85a3e80149b92f9070301eae1b9
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/ed_0.2.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: ddd57463774cae9b50e70cd51221281b
    
      Alpha architecture:
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/ed_0.2-18.1_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 36c073a80dd76df83d340208eaf890bf
    
      ARM architecture:
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/ed_0.2-18.1_arm.deb
          MD5 checksum: 73ffc5a13a0bc48f1a323cf84311caeb
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/ed_0.2-18.1_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: bb6dbb9648a71c56d2cf1eb353407acf
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/ed_0.2-18.1_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 5bc6b3054a5c995656153aa1b9e5509b
    
      PowerPC architecture:
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/ed_0.2-18.1_powerpc.deb
          MD5 checksum: caf9df91afac75c11264d1ebb70e56cb
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
        
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/ed_0.2-18.1_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: a940e903a4e3ae47dfbe5e5bc953e423
    
      These files will be moved into
       ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.
    
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .
    
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    dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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