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    Debian: New bsmtpd packages fix arbitrary command execution

    Date 25 Feb 2005
    Posted By Joe Shakespeare
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 690-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    February 25th, 2005           
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    Package        : bsmtpd
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0107
    Bastian Blank a vulnerability in bsmtpd, a batched SMTP mailer for
    sendmail and postfix.  Unsanitised addresses can cause the execution
    of arbitrary commands during alleged mail delivery.
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3pl8b-12woody1.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3pl8b-16.
    We recommend that you upgrade your bsmtpd 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
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      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      580 a52f31e37ed84f6c77334d42b285d327
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16757 25feec8311fd898c59a187c048876331
          Size/MD5 checksum:    21212 d474faf9252f6ba381a57bb2f1aaf48d
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    34626 7e8281efce33079aa51426283369e1fd
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32010 4d74ca73f494c8d6babf2c58b100b06b
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    30210 22fa9205cfd747abf64a1974efc25900
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39420 ebe934e628a84dd653b7f3f5c8d3db50
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    33990 9b9252f3347b7e26e6057b655f6dfe1f
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    29404 1cd6143691b6f8c30d899e9a05db1be4
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32212 902f889f98881692e24c5cac80ac2046
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32270 8df7c0f9206a297352fe27ec2ed7aa10
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32036 05b57cae1bd29bae629836608ba6c6e1
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    31982 25e56d69999ad2023e97952dd64a6471
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    34962 f29ca8fd647fe459e173f1ed68b80d49
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
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    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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