Debian: New no-ip packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date14 Dec 2008
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A buffer overflow has been discovered in the HTTP parser of the No-IP.com Dynamic DNS update client, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1686-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 14, 2008                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : no-ip
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-5297
    Debian Bug     : 506179
    
    A buffer overflow has been discovered in the HTTP parser of the No-IP.com
    Dynamic DNS update client, which may result in the execution of arbitrary
    code.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.1-4+etch1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.7-11.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your no-ip 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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    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:     5099 991539fbaabc7808f1e6540e6d2a7d37
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    70553 a743fcd40699596d25347083eca86d52
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      573 a46cc0befc6409b256e76abceec2bba8
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    25552 72ada61d338c9ca7ccf22de55168de1b
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    22740 eea473fb4410d7b7953150139378b56c
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    21486 eb86554f2e2b20c382810bcfce21ac96
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    23778 7212e0f6ef1b749de5531ff279fe63d1
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    20838 44598c7737861f61e7c6f012c65228f7
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    30888 ba8e62cc6fe5bf70631710b699adb9da
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    23936 f3d9215b718a083354e9b9426577aafb
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    23854 69f6d783ff8345c565910877e2db4909
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    22514 550fe870f5d0cb85e2ab96c510d70127
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    22842 37f9132b2f6aae1a828405ae701a325c
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/no-ip/no-ip_2.1.1-4+etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    21020 191248685382bb6051853bba9081f012
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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