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Debian: common-lisp-controller fix arbitrary code injection DSA-811-1

Date 13 Sep 2005
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 811-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
September 14th, 2005                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : common-lisp-controller
Vulnerability  : design error
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-2657

François-René Rideau discovered a bug in common-lisp-controller, a
Common Lisp source and compiler manager, that allows a local user to
compile malicious code into a cache directory which is executed by
another user if that user has not used Common Lisp before.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.15sarge2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.18.

We recommend that you upgrade your common-lisp-controller 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 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/common-lisp-controller/common-lisp-controller_4.15sarge2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      599 bcb4fb7eb8c11f08446b6e4105f2a822
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/common-lisp-controller/common-lisp-controller_4.15sarge2.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    25058 cdcdf88a0ff8e5bf836769d623e25638

  Architecture independent components:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/common-lisp-controller/common-lisp-controller_4.15sarge2_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    24090 156cd8800e862992ff0feed5d8f59a47


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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