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    Proton reported on bugtraq that tcsh did not handle in-here documentscorrectly. The version of tcsh that is distributed with Debian GNU/Linux2.2r0 also suffered from this problem.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory                             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
    November 11, 2000
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    Package: tcsh
    Vulnerability: local exploit
    Debian-specific: no
    
    Proton reported on bugtraq that tcsh did not handle in-here documents
    correctly. The version of tcsh that is distributed with Debian GNU/Linux
    2.2r0 also suffered from this problem.
    
    When using in-here documents using the << syntax tcsh uses a temporary
    file to store the data. Unfortunately the temporary file is not created
    securely and standard symlink attacks can be used to make tcsh overwrite
    arbitrary files.
    
    This has been fixed in version 6.09.00-10 and we recommend that you
    upgrade your tcsh package immediately.
    
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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      Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc
      architectures.
    
    
      Source archives:
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/tcsh_6.09.00-10.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: 764fd56d0c32044655f47ce35b0acef1
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/tcsh_6.09.00-10.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 662ea288452dc11de207d0051d4f82d7
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/tcsh_6.09.00.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: 33511c75037cd4948ed6f1627d1793aa
    
      Architecture indendent archives:
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-all/tcsh-i18n_6.09.00-10_all.deb
          MD5 checksum: 67a2a8d37c467ee356bb5d5cfe1a6957
    
      Alpha architecture:
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/tcsh-kanji_6.09.00-10_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: d94b88f967a30b29d0fd428651c24ee7
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/tcsh_6.09.00-10_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 35493353e4b7a0c73dc481fb114f992e
    
      ARM architecture:
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/tcsh-kanji_6.09.00-10_arm.deb
          MD5 checksum: 41e52451e23c910040d13252a95ccd02
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/tcsh_6.09.00-10_arm.deb
          MD5 checksum: 37c93cc0c71267e1a8e9a2a0478de274
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/tcsh-kanji_6.09.00-10_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 08638761e6526431cdac955e1c4e18bc
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/tcsh_6.09.00-10_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 0893dabcc592c8d32dadc09e479e998f
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/tcsh-kanji_6.09.00-10_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 5cdff861f9ffec03013a3b84e6045ed8
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/tcsh_6.09.00-10_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: c7d7e41f56fc7478abb27cbf81d5aec6
    
      PowerPC architecture:
     
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/tcsh-kanji_6.09.00-10_powerpc.deb
          MD5 checksum: fa31d16133308159b72ae9eda0bb52a7
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/tcsh_6.09.00-10_powerpc.deb
          MD5 checksum: a158e78ee02c263b729f23b642f6835e
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/tcsh-kanji_6.09.00-10_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: b75a93eb0fee0289bda3ffbc13fdd797
        
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/tcsh_6.09.00-10_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: 556d8e1fc4d7aa25b436c65c70c9c314
    
    
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .
    
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    apt-get: deb  https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    dpkg -ftp:ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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