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Debian: New httrack packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 01 Aug 2008
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Joan Calvet discovered that httrack, a utility to create local copies of websites, is vulnerable to a buffer overflow potentially allowing to execute arbitrary code when passed excessively long URLs.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1626-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                          Thijs Kinkhorst
August 01, 2008             
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Package        : httrack
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
BugTraq ID     : 30425

Joan Calvet discovered that httrack, a utility to create local copies of
websites, is vulnerable to a buffer overflow potentially allowing to
execute arbitrary code when passed excessively long URLs.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.40.4-3.1+etch1.

For the testing (lenny) and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has
been fixed in version 3.42.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your httrack 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 4.0 alias etch
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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