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Debian: New gpsdrive packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 09 Nov 2005
Posted By Joe Shakespeare
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 891-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
November 9th, 2005              
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Package        : gpsdrive
Vulnerability  : format string
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3523

Kevin Finisterre discovered a format string vulnerability in gpsdrive,
a car navigation system, that can lead to the execution of arbitrary

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain gpsdrive packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.09-2sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.09-2sarge1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gpsdrive 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:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      650 7e940e752e94bdce9faa0edaa7b599a7
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5709 c68c7972e819dbf915309b3dff6d8d00
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1745509 eaa52cb220f3d10312a1046dd47126bb

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1341932 edb897742d7478528b35f8d977e3b617

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1309112 fe28e7fc09fabb7df65b01a6fbad7306

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1340502 b1575cef87779bb5bd674a8570e55b81

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1305800 6f735e27bacc7248585eca1b9f8d3f11

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1394362 1dcd199eb12a793a0d6849ef0a13ced6

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1344952 2e3fea6bf831df8a7bd2d040004c335f

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1286134 560e1f077a2699c86aa250de29e1cf49

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1305774 9cb3ec7b0e1745a4e13d8d58dcfaa18f

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1300386 2e434f792c53410379c1c5115fe1780b

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1316684 c188aada3e18d94c707d9a27a8e909b1

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1297600 18c6e478df84b060459da8ecbe8f5c11

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1302592 ba2648e0afeb356323a6c65a87ba7b77

  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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