Debian: New unicon-imc2 packages fix buffer overflow

    Date01 Jul 2007
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Steve Kemp from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that unicon-imc2, a Chinese input method library, makes unsafe use of an environmental variable, which may be exploited to execute arbitary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1328                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
    July 01, 2007
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    Package        : unicon-imc2
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-2835
    
    
    Steve Kemp from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that
    unicon-imc2, a Chinese input method library, makes unsafe use of
    an environmental variable, which may be exploited to execute arbitary
    code.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.4-11etch1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed shortly.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your unicon-imc2 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/u/unicon/unicon_3.0.4-11etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    14966 c3a081d69f9f81055de331690bf85e70
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon_3.0.4.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  5704272 dfb8650debe038f85270b4ad60ad313b
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon_3.0.4-11etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      603 711b8ba2894e03f257f7d6a74f526563
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4376642 8cfd1066d51dc11862115179be4ce4e4
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4362080 bad015c61850c9a4fe5d85edc77073fd
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4152566 0d8b6a4a3bab316d49eea2211affea61
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4546634 dbdc37a0fb794ac2d806a1c960ff7c43
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4153202 24ddede20e4b9ad3b15694275ad9d597
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4387184 c9494e9f38687b4cafb6b291942ddf6a
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4159956 05c58cfe2805a3cd5a20171943e241c4
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4516520 cb01b1bbc9bf724b7c6e97231945a964
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4544838 7c2e4aa746330e0d94417a7254f03714
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/u/unicon/unicon-imc2_3.0.4-11etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4501702 246893314e59799c4cabc3353fa8998f
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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