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Debian: Subject: [DSA 1319-1] New maradns packages fix denial of service

Date 29 Jun 2007
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in MaraDNS, a simple security-aware Domain Name Service server. One flaw was that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory leaks, allowing denial of service.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1319-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
June 23rd, 2007                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : maradns
Vulnerability  : memory leaks
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-3114 CVE-2007-3115 CVE-2007-3116

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in MaraDNS, a simple
security-aware Domain Name Service server. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2007-3114

    It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory
    leaks, allowing denial of service.

CVE-2007-3115

    It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory
    leaks, allowing denial of service.

CVE-2007-3116

    It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory
    leaks, allowing denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) is not affected by these problems.

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed
in version 1.2.12.04-1etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.12.06-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your maradns packages.


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:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      503 fedaf5cd91fb31157703e4be4e9cdf9b
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1323205 1e9d801ed117892160011b3e4ce079a5

  Alpha architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   550830 ea1a65dbf070a010459fb20cfd5ec2d9

  AMD64 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   500726 174bd3dc187bc3dc42204ac39ebb712c

  ARM architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   476514 aaec23eccc02e47ccf116e83ed124812

  HP Precision architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   522804 92ecf17008e23cbd25dddd9b60809585

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   471380 3d043e426e827de1aa4dbfd1b31067ad

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   661602 a37fee1f631c57eb6b2dee34304e78b3

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   528210 bc0fd0dfdbe3874744926c9639abcd73

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   529462 7873452d29da60ea893d122948428765

  PowerPC architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   487376 b8e20a8276fdadef4a8e21a0547e23e8

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   499358 a6bae8e178c673ea148e649f15e3c2e0

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/maradns/maradns_1.2.12.04-1etch1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   462904 da20b0ae8b512b047e7680c181f7c135


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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