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    Debian: New libgtop2 packages fix arbitrary code execution

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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.                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 31st, 2007            
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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
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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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      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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