Debian: New libgtop2 packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date31 Jan 2007
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1255-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 31st, 2007                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libgtop2
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2007-0235
    Debian Bug     : 407020
    
    Liu Qishuai discovered that the GNOME gtop library performs insufficient
    sanitising when parsing the system's /proc table, which may lead to
    the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.6.0-4sarge1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
    fixed in version 2.14.4-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.14.4-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libgtop2 packages.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    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:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2_2.6.0-4sarge1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:     1558 6e012a83940fe31ae0d64ced366a58e9
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2_2.6.0-4sarge1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    58508 d66ed1acf2831f659342792a1787ddbc
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2_2.6.0.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1483167 aeae36a2da64b2b341b0b9db8a2d085c
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   363984 b82767ef44963fb6d5945b7edfd3c055
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38320 d40106921373e4cef359195b597e3ee2
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   100094 eb2cc8982703c37a65e38d706bfe916b
    
      AMD64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   361060 9294a928287ce471a3218adbb86f53a4
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37626 95373955bd4cbc749dde63b7e530650c
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    90420 58541ddbeba9aef54baf1ca66a9e55c6
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   359864 8e088f34eccb68ff8c82b4018c492dc0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    36146 1e31c5281dc868e069a6b281e741dcbf
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    92496 73203ae1976e14c34fb217270fa4527a
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   365318 d9a135ac041dc789b861161c7ba21f61
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37572 a2f6faba4370e79305f4809abde941a8
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    95446 0a3d6c322172255a64275499ce91707b
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   361340 4dc929bdc5b03c772b4f39c35d06aef0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    36444 e9751591cff993c6bf0def55e430da0e
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    90800 06925a21375447779f87e9b440fea29e
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   368376 ce61826e7e7be0cb0b78aff82a16a989
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    40018 9f318e6a714e0ffe7286b343cab4d01e
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   100456 0069bd4595ab148e463304102f6f0454
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   358446 4e6a0874bbc2dc2ec7ff16707d10ec6e
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    35892 6f42db70e6f9dd4b05129d403805b69e
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    85486 47350bc782385b49cb70fd9932c79613
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   359904 6f0b86cd9dff9b34657bc1461a3297f7
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37428 e0e158c23acba429687f6f7daac94e15
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    93148 cc7b5caf7f59f6071f462bcd6b7a41a7
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   359952 3dd91f0a99c72837c935d29cabf391b7
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37418 159ffeb3dd3cc3eb2730dd2ed3dcfaaf
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    93280 7c39762ad4fbbd839b4237ee8200a5e5
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   362772 f9d055f15f97182b28d9f3ef66bac8a6
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38218 ef49976f3e321177dc09c0881691cc94
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    91700 b5756141d6a49bb3b3223d825003c283
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   363564 a6772e12fe606ee5e6253d2ea17dec5f
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37424 eac2d13c0e19b8cd513b95d773853e9f
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    92106 915785051d79b03196cccc508acb1a42
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-2_2.6.0-4sarge1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   359220 9f195aa576358b0b7a8c7e1ae4cf6580
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-daemon_2.6.0-4sarge1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    36184 c929e83611c822f8543ccdf7af13b0e0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libg/libgtop2/libgtop2-dev_2.6.0-4sarge1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    88696 0695ec78b9b32ff2ccad5d7894760e03
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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