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    Debian: libapache-mod-ssl Multiple vulnerabilities DSA-532-1

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    This patch resolves a buffer overflow and a format string vulnerability, either of which can lead to an arbitrary code execution.
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 532-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Matt Zimmerman
    July 22nd, 2004                
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    Package        : libapache-mod-ssl
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0488 CAN-2004-0700
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in libapache-mod-ssl:
      CAN-2004-0488 - Stack-based buffer overflow in the
      ssl_util_uuencode_binary function in ssl_util.c for Apache mod_ssl,
      when mod_ssl is configured to trust the issuing CA, may allow remote
      attackers to execute arbitrary code via a client certificate with a
      long subject DN.
      CAN-2004-0700 - Format string vulnerability in the ssl_log function
      in ssl_engine_log.c in mod_ssl 2.8.19 for Apache 1.3.31 may allow
      remote attackers to execute arbitrary messages via format string
      specifiers in certain log messages for HTTPS.
    For the current stable distribution (woody), these problems have been
    fixed in version 2.8.9-2.3.
    For the unstable distribution (sid), CAN-2004-0488 was fixed in
    version 2.8.18, and CAN-2004-0700 will be fixed soon.
    We recommend that you update your libapache-mod-ssl 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:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    17915 b1769bb313f5b262b0ee377cae527e63
          Size/MD5 checksum:   752613 aad438a4eaeeee29ae74483f7afe9db0
      Architecture independent components:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   303658 3cee43feb0382c94a91f37c869784211
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   240152 8ea7ed4b9a52ad9104c1b7241bfcfa7e
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   238974 ab879ea9c8f4a25fee9f297162a720c7
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   268784 4a9593779bf0a88d6508875301aefc0b
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   248170 bd367099eaea46b34f35bebfe0623ea3
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   241190 6b535557a851a978ca24c5d99cacaf6e
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   236148 be9a58f7d4ebd346d6f763b55e27d4d9
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   236104 46d64b439ff98561b0b0567cda037ca3
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   242008 97ce3ae75e342f817d16fca999a8f3ba
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   242124 8ee93b53824da39d4a500d29fe01df23
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   244208 c680da2eca743338d02cdb50c6baec23
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
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    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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