Debian: new l2tpns packages fix buffer overflow

    Date08 Dec 2006
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Rhys Kidd discovered a vulnerability in l2tpns, a layer 2 tunnelling protocol network server, which could be triggered by a remote user to execute arbitary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1230-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
    December 08, 2006
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    Package        : l2tpns (2.0.14-1sarge1)
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2006-5873
    Debian Bug     : 401742
    
    
    Rhys Kidd discovered a vulnerability in l2tpns, a layer 2 tunnelling
    protocol network server, which could be triggered by a remote user to
    execute arbitary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in 
    version 2.0.14-1sarge1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.21-1
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your l2tpns 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 3.1 (stable)
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    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   149672 462bca675b5e27f40f5e5f92918911cb
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     2760 21dd07043e996a6deb282ad9318ff523
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      585 16faad913601881770b688f2fc8e8357
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   195906 4d8481e9bf411cd71b3439fba8c65f4d
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   152440 164d2205b4cd8fc99bc4763fb7ac9b38
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   151706 317794e1cbd89bf03a5276a5e0e6e946
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   169062 80e4b651500315e6cfeae09cbd990cca
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   144584 4a447fcc5dae3781f84f21bc8a262937
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   227898 e14fc8e036271566d4a9178e10650ad3
    
    m68k architecture (Motorola Mc680x0)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_m68k.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   128076 e30c757e00a9914890caeab4da5e364d
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   165256 c5eadfb746ff587e557241fcea756011
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   168406 b11641d83e799878de35512edb09dbfa
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   168706 9b4038dbfaa5fe14ac7df25857cc0e7f
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   155020 d4a196ecf8b13ae8d0830e45571cc29d
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/l2tpns/l2tpns_2.0.14-1sarge1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   160188 ab36083d96a6d5ca028d93032eccdec0
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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