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    Debian: New typespeed packages fix arbitrary group games code execution

    Date 16 Feb 2005
    Posted By Joe Shakespeare
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 684-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    February 16th, 2005           
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    Package        : typespeed
    Vulnerability  : format string
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0105
    Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a
    problem in typespeed, a touch-typist trainer disguised as game.  This
    could lead to a local attacker executing arbitrary code as group
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.4.1-2.3.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
    We recommend that you upgrade your typespeed 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 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:     8457 78235ab890462e83f9c2779d0882e329
          Size/MD5 checksum:    35492 0af9809cd20bd9010732ced930090f32
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    44486 81d20c78d05fd028c5d40a77fc09923d
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39164 5eedf595ec3b9714e1c7de731f34e5a1
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38852 96e8651b24c5cbc48bfb21ed4e8196d4
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    50122 d422760c9350d78d2b30a933a2b25df0
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42064 0123e88f6b81d9d95f43d06a73e015b6
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37570 8052b9b8e45dbba90b946eb76d8625fa
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41224 897c4771e1cd215e178cb4cc922ede0a
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41250 0972a4ec92ec47bb4cd81e10a9255bee
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41408 0e3c124090e9f410fe82751214c68cdd
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38994 0b9306e15ab0afa697ad9aca5fd799e7
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    43140 e7f9fbb0dc02dadf975a4f22a0fadc94
      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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