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Debian: telnetd-ssl arbitrary code execution fix

Date 22 Dec 2004
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Posted By Joe Shakespeare
Joel Eriksson discovered a format string vulnerability in telnetd-ssl which may be able to lead to the execution of arbitrary code on the victims machine.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 616-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
December 23rd, 2004                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : netkit-telnet-ssl
Vulnerability  : format string
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0998

Joel Eriksson discovered a format string vulnerability in telnetd-ssl
which may be able to lead to the execution of arbitrary code on the
victims machine.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.17+0.1-2woody3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.24+0.1-6.

We recommend that you upgrade your immediately 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:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/netkit-telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      669 1911a91198987efcbfeaf54ba94994e2
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/netkit-telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     8721 901621f6abc0c1c6dc0713570994acf7
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/netkit-telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   167658 faf2d112bc4d44f522bad3bc73da8d6d

  Alpha architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   101104 b3e71d1b626e6f618bba5e337c5e0221
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    56962 847abe42f9b4f910156239c85b35e2a7

  ARM architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    85194 1db7e7432d8025531b869ae5c737014b
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48596 ad29db7a35ad3ee4e3d2c5c411b0edb9

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    85512 60cc558b94c132683259dcf6cce07874
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    46708 1554de5105f77ebad4168c80d2cc4e83

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   123206 f04a1406feca437cd7acfd38214ea1d9
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    66668 b87ace7ba0732798804ed9c247805d2d

  HP Precision architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    86580 d02c49d43f91bd4b1509fe71d15bbc6f
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    53920 d8b9f61a1203571b667159f834623157

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    81420 437597b90358da1afee0818adf1c7242
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    45430 6bffe1c28aab33caa01bd26305029aac

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    97400 1af9df6a844768e2bb26a613044737e3
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52270 c94b3bfb596075ab4b6444a9976f3988

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    97254 a9e36f6f8ae3056d0d81434740c42640
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52270 3f4f2c8dff2e8931a2eff219f8b21274

  PowerPC architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    88154 66a69eeceb817ace1d8f5c3c50ea005c
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48808 85f0c6366f0da31dcb6311473c36c046

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    88640 d035c31cec5e1f95eeb724d74b90cff2
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    50392 6daf008b16da16b680ddacb6b4b5c34c

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnet-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    89282 7e2c15d9c13c9d08e4715e5cc59dda7e
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netkit-telnet-ssl/telnetd-ssl_0.17.17+0.1-2woody3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    54568 2793a24d88797557f97e0f76798e44ed


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

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