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    Debian: gaim fix denial of service DSA-769-1

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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 769-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    July 29th, 2005               
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    Package        : gaim
    Vulnerability  : memory alignment bug
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-2370
    Szymon Zygmunt and Michal Bartoszkiewicz discovered a memory alignment
    error in libgadu (from ekg, console Gadu Gadu client, an instant
    messaging program) which is included in gaim, a multi-protocol instant
    messaging client, as well.  This can not be exploited on the x86
    architecture but on others, e.g. on Sparc and lead to a bus error,
    in other words a denial of service.
    The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected by
    this problem.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.1-1.4.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
    We recommend that you upgrade your gaim 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:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:  5215565 866598947a30005c9d2a4466c7182e2a
      Architecture independent components:
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      Alpha architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102374 fb9bcb085067d216f57d39a332f2820d
      ARM architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102410 b2df8a242b943aa0d1a9b6e8148169a2
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102360 4120bc2abace13ca4374651db973f448
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102360 69787fd4685f53e21c4bf7c2df0ecdc6
      HP Precision architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102412 d11aa9dca9554e751f15e2345e724b43
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102480 3dc4d6008736ff7ef71960587ef349ec
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102382 d6d1c8c62c8ebc2eeb4a6cb5e2ab52f1
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
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      PowerPC architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102384 fb572b59ed02992ba80dc8c6aab6db91
      IBM S/390 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102380 d7bb41baeb1391be34b1c9642ecb22a5
      Sun Sparc architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   102380 7d112554def1191e36f50755ca21c7f8
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
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