Debian: New wordnet packages fix regression

    Date20 Sep 2008
    CategoryDebian
    3380
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A regression was discovered in the original patch addressing this issue for WordNet, which this update fixes. For reference the text of the original advisory follows.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1634-2                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
    September 20, 2008                    http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wordnet
    Vulnerability  : stack and heap overflows
    Problem type   : local (remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE id(s)      : CVE-2008-2149
    Debian Bug     : 481186 498855
    
    A regression was discovered in the original patch addressing this issue
    for WordNet, which this update fixes. For reference the text of the
    original advisory follows.
    
    Rob Holland discovered several programming errors in WordNet, an
    electronic lexical database of the English language. These flaws could
    allow arbitrary code execution when used with untrusted input, for
    example when WordNet is in use as a back end for a web application.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1:2.1-4+etch2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1:3.0-13.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your wordnet 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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    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      772 79778d56b18a02598ee5b6fd96ab08a3
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    23138 e0c766b20c9b7a0af75d95ba45b450a1
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  6379385 95a6e8144254a92a5ea0e97771ef9d07
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-base_2.1-4+etch2_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  8701512 4455bf81c9015708cb74eab60ccd2bcc
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-sense-index_2.1-4+etch2_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2242610 07c445b555abf08a505128392008f993
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   109538 4803d423c191e9faa98384326c8d6d70
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    80824 4dbf0d39d155acc639aea8483a08972b
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    65198 3cc2012ba668fd282398befb9afc1f32
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   105098 176e4394cb71c2dde0f7a7f67b9d5698
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   100134 4dabf40eafe6254f8f9d16ae7ab4bcdc
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    61152 23f695939c47966390fccc29d8666d94
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    69956 e32d6a37145ed84c9af98af9215a001e
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   108402 2b7b1db48cde550ef290ea68518e7dd8
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    63156 de49f05b5e9a08a2c4cd4cc9ec1f7f64
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   101844 cb8c045b1f98f009fe976fa46e3b88e8
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   119820 8ab8da0fa9022893263f77ef5b9f4dae
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    83122 b728bb71e4557f34a8a57c06d4e7d075
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   105560 12a113044b150102f1f2503a2e03c082
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    73206 6e3ab13fbbdde8c87a3e74047438adfc
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   104772 2354e8d8dc3d328cad3fe07d5f477392
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    71744 4be1791f3df308f53002d8bd25e6fa9b
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    69922 4d9e3c840edd6ab17d2b6821d3d7cc97
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   108874 9265e4f871c578b4327f125e666dce0b
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   107146 6d8d4beb4358469c7b09acb4074d043d
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    65784 2da9f599826e67def06f5b5efba2b7dd
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet-dev_2.1-4+etch2_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    64894 418d78b3ff25b4402a4f5938672b7dbd
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wordnet/wordnet_2.1-4+etch2_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   102988 9041d53dab5cf6e39ebe4eed982df8d3
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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