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    Debian: ppxp fix local root exploit DSA-725-1

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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 725-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    May 19th, 2005                
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    Package        : ppxp
    Vulnerability  : missing privilege release
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0392
    Jens Steube discovered that ppxp, yet another PPP program, does not
    release root privileges when opening potentially user supplied log
    files.  This can be tricked into opening a root shell.
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.2001080415-6woody1.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.2001080415-11.
    We recommend that you upgrade your ppxp package.
    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 3.0 alias woody
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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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