Debian: sup Format string vulnerability

    Date19 Jun 2004
    CategoryDebian
    2897
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    By explointing this, a remote attacker could potentially cause arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the supfilesrv process
    
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 521-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    June 18th, 2004                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : sup
    Vulnerability  : format string
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0451
    
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. discovered a format string vulnerability in
    sup, a set of programs to synchronize collections of files across a
    number of machines, whereby a remote attacker could potentially cause
    arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the supfilesrv
    process (this process does not run automatically by default).
    
    CAN-2004-0451: format string vulnerabilities in sup via syslog(3) in
    logquit, logerr, loginfo functions
    
    For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
    fixed in version 1.8-8woody2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you update your sup 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
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      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      538 f5817f83647a677ec6781c9d55843307
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     6859 7b9cf999b1fb2c7662024ceb0c498039
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   111165 76371f01340ce62cd71687349c5aa27e
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   103714 62123f3b8178825af23107d24c843bd1
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    82756 a866d4f3b3fdbdb86e2db7ba745ea480
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    82624 580ca0b977cc27212c4e7778b435d4f3
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   127664 cf7db9e24bbf333da16343bcdc5e9e82
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    94516 371292e2eaec3f04d49c8b29cb6e82ed
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    76454 4144ec09078326ba8e3facc6bef0e3b8
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    96814 c7e843b2ac5573c792c8c45910717f07
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    96452 c0558b55bce77470e1d9d52b515d39e1
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    85246 06e0683ba5c24a406a02b131304a6e6f
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    84656 b1e6f251fc3a22eb43d9bbd3044828bc
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    89948 b8965ae16901df1eb9eb64faa8169d39
    
      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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