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    Debian: New Inkscape packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date 06 Dec 2005
    Posted By Joe Shakespeare
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 916-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    December 7th, 2005            
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    Package        : inkscape
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : local (remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3737 CVE-2005-3885
    BugTraq ID     : 14522
    Debian Bug     : 321501 330894
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Inkscape, a
    vector-based drawing program.  The Common Vulnerabilities and
    Exposures project identifies the following problems:
        Joxean Koret discovered a buffer overflow in the SVG parsing
        routines that can lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
        Javier Fern�ndez-Sanguino Pe�a noticed that the ps2epsi extension
        shell script uses a hardcoded temporary file making it vulnerable
        to symlink attacks.
    The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain inkscape packages.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.41-4.99.sarge2.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.42.2+0.43pre1-1.
    We recommend that you upgrade your inkscape 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:      889 8e20fa91e0d4cc48dad356842e279d43
          Size/MD5 checksum:    19542 16dc49a90ef6362eafb0f1185d1d3341
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6090081 989a09d06e4db1ddfd00b8019a5dcd73
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5976090 cd204ed15f1c5ab0603225d6b98c5b39
      AMD64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5424440 2cab0898d7275fedb719e98ff1de05ea
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5413996 5b4fd5a1d97408108cc26e0990468d63
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5445836 435ce53091c87aeb6979d3b7c75a625e
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6580176 f855d6c9aca23aa045e4d0e391cd3e65
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5894380 f233719364af393e84eb3577c5bd3d90
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5326010 d5a122f8852512d0eef1202fad73d970
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5768826 56ea6b35e2340861c4440aa650f2bd62
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5760476 3f2dc329f2cc5d1597c931a234900931
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5573546 4310413071b8b30686aefb533c36c09a
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5280106 f892057ad430c49c47ad408ed8455c8a
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5350968 1654ffcb98846190a686440f43e691bd
      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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