Debian: oftpd Denial of service vulnerability

    Date05 Apr 2004
    CategoryDebian
    2178
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A remote attacker could cause the oftpd process to crash by specifying a large value in a PORT command.
    
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 473-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    April 3rd, 2004                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : oftpd
    Problem-Type   : denial of service
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0376
    Debian bug     : 216871
    
    A vulnerability was discovered in oftpd, an anonymous FTP server,
    whereby a remote attacker could cause the oftpd process to crash by
    specifying a large value in a PORT command.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.3.6-6.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
    version 20040304-1.
    
    We recommend that you update your oftpd 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
    - --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      582 ec0796ba52c95ba4ee83414917b656c4
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    49463 329930f2d835f6c754b6c79a496f038a
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    77201 78b4139bb0108297b9814564db986852
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    46166 cea2315f6960525ac9c113510f20dfbc
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    40084 28fb6ba5082855444980ca611e8429c0
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38442 32cacf8eb9d37a8406302811ac3d62ac
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    53688 3142a68ecc08c448e082d339812796c8
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42828 eef0881c474cce76cdf012ac797b8203
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39898 316629cf18ed8906ea09b84140ecf64c
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39976 1e6fc0b5f9c402d15541f8d5bd6a36a9
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    39434 a712ef00a8bc169f4bfd319583367f59
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38824 eb1405f335b5344b43b7617ee9b1ecfd
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42250 15668b00038e349cbf6b0331d791532d
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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    For apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and  http://packages.debian.org/
    
    
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