Debian: New antiword packages fix insecure temporary file creation

    Date27 Jan 2006
    CategoryDebian
    3558
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Javier Fern�ndez-Sanguino Pe�a from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that two scripts in antiword, utilities to convert Word files to text and Postscript, create a temporary file in an insecure fashion.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 945-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 17th, 2006                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : antiword
    Vulnerability  : insecure temporary file
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3126
    
    Javier Fern�ndez-Sanguino Pe�a from the Debian Security Audit project
    discovered that two scripts in antiword, utilities to convert Word
    files to text and Postscript, create a temporary file in an insecure
    fashion.
    
    For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.32-2woody0.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.35-2sarge1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.35-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your antiword 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/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      571 d01edffc36adede5a946ece9cc2e7b8a
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     7522 2054b50ce75109f2c8c659871a68282a
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   193652 35e691b8b2b43abdffcd10cc50fa57ea
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   107238 a0ebbfe56abc2e8f4b72afb1a86a2f6b
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    90428 b85f86c96e830021728ca3aa0782e9ac
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    88702 7a22e5e6269d57f0668b99d14de613e0
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   119528 538882a3a023de9412c64956516b340c
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   100448 38a568c70a4b692980be5eb03d809fed
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    85460 0d937a7f5d960066a141cd3cd557e76c
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    97980 4b7fdbb497be4c4e27e33c4d01b03b8f
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    98020 a24cc132951b3a2b12fe9908aea0aff8
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    93508 2b84fa8405f3a2a24e00c5502a81055c
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    91222 6f45812dff5c9bc0723d5b36132506cf
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.32-2woody0_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    93016 3eb2f7bd4c423a0631b13ead57642543
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      571 7b00ba3c9f119ea0aac47fe50e8244f4
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     7418 0e4ac21076325249672bbfa555b4d7d7
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   272236 eef3cc56105af2ef5cbd7cfce2e3f1a1
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   151336 99ccbf3f542b34b8b75e5a37c4512a4b
    
      AMD64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   129418 57084beed85965f91493fec422dda213
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   121580 0a5989999744cf71d3d96a06d1398535
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   119058 716405e114f0acf30ffd95cad83105ae
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   161672 b0be0a3a6578a30abf87ce100966ffa1
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   132364 cd788ec85d29cd8d3dc632a5b2a32275
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   112922 0becc709a718afbf8cffafb7cc439a40
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   135902 d44b070267c6b99c97f2c87477fe4475
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   135856 9d5af8fdf2ade7ed276002b67f59dc30
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   127988 27e016d7e5055c4962cedd05db20d81c
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   131080 b072c4fa1585504147282375edd7c0ed
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/antiword/antiword_0.35-2sarge1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   121718 77913c24afb10e98b542a9e5b18cdc52
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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