Debian: wv buffer overflow

    Date16 Sep 2004
    CategoryDebian
    2371
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    iDEFENSE discovered a buffer overflow in the wv library, used toconvert and preview Microsoft Word documents.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 550-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    September 20th, 2004                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wv
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0645
    Debian Bug     : 264972
    
    iDEFENSE discovered a buffer overflow in the wv library, used to
    convert and preview Microsoft Word documents.  An attacker could
    create a specially crafted document that could lead wvHtml to execute
    arbitrary code on the victims machine.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.7.1+rvt-2woody3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your wv 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:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      650 1bbf1297d1b18bc8d771f290d63a19e0
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     7816 000dfe5f3d3b62531e41d883a99de99a
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1247476 4a39527fc3c9ed55083d041f17bef239
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   796074 e8a3b9010649098ed74a5570171f58d5
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   618682 d2aa4cc2d736907f22ad03c21553298a
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   573460 51cf806dcdc07591cdfe4db01ec74d00
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   928044 401df471ce429992c81d2bff896fe5c5
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   662118 f7535a4046fbf400ca89093f87dfe109
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   525394 b6141b212aa00861090361b8a98d867c
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   660730 8dabdba8b633cb472d24b7ac83fa4dc4
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   655008 e76915c57ce1fbfdac469466d80068fe
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   604140 46d405566b3b129595262bb54d797d1d
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   602280 b3bd40a1f0d22ca57def2f878f729f8d
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/wv/wv_0.7.1+rvt-2woody3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   606078 085dc28ddfe25102a4863dd67637a3c6
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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