Debian: linpopup arbitrary code execution fix

    Date10 Jan 2005
    CategoryDebian
    6262
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Stephen Dranger discovered a buffer overflow in linpopup, an X11 port of winpopup, running over Samba, that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code when displaying a maliciously crafted message.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 632-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 10th, 2005                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : linpopup
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-1282
    Debian Bug     : 287044
    
    Stephen Dranger discovered a buffer overflow in linpopup, an X11 port
    of winpopup, running over Samba, that could lead to the execution of
    arbitrary code when displaying a maliciously crafted message.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.0-2woody1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.0-7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your linpopup 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/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      577 b5272d2427beb92f9572337c3907f7bf
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    14771 346c0d8fc894eb9660cbc945f53d7a48
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   145628 26503ac44971e334cbbb0a79dd796d93
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    84980 bd4cc7b95e42ae85891826fdd9345e5d
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    74870 b80b3706d1edb463b4d7ef0f56c87e79
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    74384 2f4379854819b565ccccd7b12a6c49de
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    92484 04b4b1b3708af2b60c06e9f71f01713e
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    79440 7f77468ea23f65fc9a8ffdb8f46cdea9
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    74278 d796fa11bf939e3fd5bcbe1f4e2a4d13
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    76782 55cfe5ccdd97d3cda45195adaf881149
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    75740 0437ce2cd5f7eac82c53d093d3705e3e
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    76628 141d3f2f5ea14033380407ba5f947f5e
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    76724 741b61e7ba6bbe691b717a7e426ed3e5
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/linpopup/linpopup_1.2.0-2woody1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    76130 a316e43db286b9ae298481d0bbe6fd29
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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