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Debian: 'glibc' Buffer overflow vulnerability

Date 13 Jan 2002
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A buffer overflow has been found in the globbing code for glibc.This code which is used to glob patterns for filenames and iscommonly used in applications like shells and FTP servers.

Debian Security Advisory DSA-103-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Wichert Akkerman
January 13, 2002

Package        : glibc
Problem type   : buffer overflow
Debian-specific: no

A buffer overflow has been found in the globbing code for glibc.
This code which is used to glob patterns for filenames and is
commonly used in applications like shells and FTP servers.

This has been fixed in versino 2.1.3-20 and we recommend that
you upgrade your libc package immediately.

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Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

  Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: e5cf2d13e53ca90a934def7142349d1b
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  Architecture independent archives:
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  Alpha architecture:
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  ARM architecture:
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  Intel IA-32 architecture:
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  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 8b9e64b50a98a2d1f0a17611b581ed26
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  PowerPC architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 8b056db53804c863593e0a366c1a01b7
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  Sun Sparc architecture:
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      MD5 checksum: 306859c780f6a03a836ef0a2f099b3fa
      MD5 checksum: 331c887198884d51bd5c88b8eb4c94ef

  These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next

apt-get: deb stable/updates main
dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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