Debian: jabber Denial of Service vulnerability

    Date07 Jan 2004
    CategoryDebian
    2316
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A bug in the handling of SSL connections could cause the server process to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 414-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    January 6th, 2004                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : jabber
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0013
    
    A vulnerability was discovered in jabber, an instant messaging server,
    whereby a bug in the handling of SSL connections could cause the
    server process to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    
    For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
    fixed in version 1.4.2a-1.1woody1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.3-1.
    
    We recommend that you update your jabber package.
    
    Upgrade Instructions
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    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
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      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      580 efa342add13e86c05cb394604aab89d0
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    61467 d8b19d51fc83095db7132e1c5abc651c
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   690217 10780dbdb93926ea5bb360e1186b939c
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   241262 e1dfb66863a3392f0e078503fc070ba3
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   207750 4f6554511245c45dea401b767e60f8b8
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   196148 522769b98c8daafcbc98248c41bce10c
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   356460 e30221687c1df3ce1e04d56f07e18073
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   226222 e62ee0c273d73f325339a954058a6836
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   200616 7dcda4e913787e0511eb4dc148ce61ea
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   203188 7124007a61770fc8146eaa7969757dd2
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   202356 31d39182928dca472a77a516fab60698
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   205032 6a4ea17882063074292b7682abeb032a
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   210494 d631c49818c85f5b6b003c115b36b7cf
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/j/jabber/jabber_1.4.2a-1.1woody1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   224836 90d74ff4bc33673515d47e8ede21f6fa
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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    For apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    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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