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    Debian: New simpleproxy packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date 25 Aug 2005
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 786-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    August 26th, 2005             
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    Package        : simpleproxy
    Vulnerability  : format string vulnerability
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-1857
    Ulf Harnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discoverd a
    format string vulnerability in simpleproxy, a simple TCP proxy, that
    can be exploited via replies from remote HTTP proxies.
    The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.2-3sarge1.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.2-4.
    We recommend that you upgrade your simpleproxy 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 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
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      Alpha architecture:
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      AMD64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    17096 a99039023d08f03001382af31b9b3875
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    14972 5ab9250a124bb40d8460c008e29aa868
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    15390 bf5c2dd83f57033bba837148ce0d7c45
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    20912 3aa890e9e3c3955746cdaf8a62d1a3d6
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    17076 d3b8e78e89ed907fe6ddb7b87a0632bb
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    14616 c37c3520bde1a32b4a656ec24ed4ec04
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16594 a409b824524147a5b2d3348b4f66cc55
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16682 b9ea5e19344975bcc63acbcc6f00406f
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16108 fc936c14530296ae15cdf4b4292d1a24
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16730 42401e99d0fac0fda1cc51038006cd3d
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    15292 e4533f350987e6be26a9af3985dfa875
      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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