Debian: ez-ipupdate format string vulnerability fix

    Date12 Nov 2004
    CategoryDebian
    2788
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a format string vulnerability in ez-ipupdate, a client for many dynamic DNS services. This problem can only be exploited if ez-ipupdate is running in daemon mode (most likely) with many but not all service types.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 592-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    November 12th, 2004                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ez-ipupdate
    Vulnerability  : format string
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0980
    
    Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a
    format string vulnerability in ez-ipupdate, a client for many dynamic
    DNS services.  This problem can only be exploited if ez-ipupdate is
    running in daemon mode (most likely) with many but not all service
    types.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.11b5-1woody2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.11b8-8.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ez-ipupdate package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    --------------------
    
    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 3.0 alias woody
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      591 5ea93510ea0985ee5bc5d46f11e77f2e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     2908 2760ddd610c25aed2782a9ad08e1195a
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    82447 d56a0cb69ae880b427197dbba8843fe2
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37816 4aa590c57b9fa76ad36d87d5888ec0c3
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    35524 b3e2beb2b01299b348d9123b57db43b0
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    31564 4bbd440cbc9c46ee171a943fcabab515
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    44986 2245062816d79e79d966a04a9ef57331
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38066 3a8babb63fe3e0e6425dc8be435ab43b
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    29324 ba60cb9aac5678bac51895d84c8b7f6b
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    33724 66f85badd42509876428e99dee7c5b73
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    33800 3c660a8a28cd0ec4e05d2d2eb8833837
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    33494 19f926ed91211ee91030c9ec5e03d0a0
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32192 b8b14df40410692608b90ccfa1bfaf5c
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ez-ipupdate/ez-ipupdate_3.0.11b5-1woody2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    36840 00356f122c8754e4de0e9fab48458ae3
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and  http://packages.debian.org/
    
    
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