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Debian: 'wu-ftpd' vulnerabilities

Date 23 Jan 2001
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Security people at WireX have noticed a temp file creation bug and theWU-FTPD development team has found a possible format string bug inwu-ftpd.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-016-1                       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                               Martin Schulze
January 23, 2001
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Package        : wu-ftpd
Vulnerability  : temp file creation and format string
Debian-specific: no

Security people at WireX have noticed a temp file creation bug and the
WU-FTPD development team has found a possible format string bug in
wu-ftpd.  Both could be remotely exploited, though no such exploit
exists currently.

We recommend you upgrade your wu-ftpd 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

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: 652cfe4b59e0468eded736e7c281d16f
      MD5 checksum: a63f505372cbd5c3d2e0404f7f18576f
      MD5 checksum: af6e196640d429f400810aaf016d144c

  Intel ia32 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 5cdd2172e1b2459f1115cf034c91fe40

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 60192b7386401ddbbb4ada8776e887ec

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 4e7a1c8eb667f3ef40b858ca7833bc14

  Alpha architecture:
      MD5 checksum: f5bf5286952e8812b94a692efe6308e0

  PowerPC architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 15683a1a12381aa5c9b15b108fe6a579

  ARM architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 0d32fa96a7eb8d42dd0216876c894335

  Architecture independent:
      MD5 checksum: 6974913b3783fedff98e65341e0464be

  These files will be moved into*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory$arch/ .

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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