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Debian: xchat Buffer overflow vulnerability

Date 21 Apr 2004
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
This bug allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the users' machine.

Debian Security Advisory DSA 493-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
https://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
April 21st, 2004                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xchat
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0409
Debian Bug     : 244184

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the Socks-5 proxy code of
XChat, an IRC client for X similar to AmIRC.  This allows an attacker
to execute arbitrary code on the users' machine.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.9-0woody3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your xchat and related packages.


Upgrade Instructions
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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:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      877 80161873b2e115faa33cd38000645dce
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    18200 215990506f737d853b23911843a68b41
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1310151 05701f0c567ce1ece6577c69f146e6b3

  Architecture independent components:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-common_1.8.9-0woody3_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   598110 9a586950e3db6f9ebee14c9637d8d61a

  Alpha architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   223084 90b4e3be1d3ef7ec25231e72ebc1130b
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   229794 d26d9de27c8567e3dffb483c5174df02
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122376 3d69e44fff6af517f8f166bb750b6c4a

  ARM architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   179850 656145636a317c8ab847183ee68c3337
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   186350 d25c11fe60901dfdd128e46d5e3e88e1
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    92846 d207049438e8eaf61a342c69112addec

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   168598 3a9cb05afb7a7e4c7c77d4979aa24470
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   174968 1bdf20e898c3ee9fd268c1207ed1901c
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    87394 8d11e3d2a13e73a5c3bc8d1f751244e9

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   289266 7322e0d408f74a9c68eb582db9828585
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   297118 b70f1cc13747a01d96a266a7d08c00bc
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   149788 96e423bd9ec333b9a2b106a4c870f8d5

  HP Precision architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   207100 71997ea804e37ab7fb6293db978b4ef2
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   213642 d7987c5011d5bc3611e6464e918c401d
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107238 37c42b96721e8f3875a9cd0407c157cc

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   157760 427f7bb644140e438f5df3768099753d
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   165064 5447693913028bf26cf7a9c7182a78e2
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    82208 6229d6b8e40e7ecdf4f98be89211cd55

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   194996 2df78a22d4eb4c730bfe929f885f31eb
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   200876 eca41c98214dc3f8d99be1efe7edd73c
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   104438 20f57a03806e1b78d4cb2d2ba9551a13

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   192936 9c93014ec994684379e884e27bcbf602
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198400 f60a58cba1bb2f38c9c34a1bfd53a702
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   103356 2dffd5defbe8bc940eaf9bdace649182

  PowerPC architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   184834 8ce64505fe3157d915a7240c0ab5e22a
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   191582 73971bd2a49f071c3ebeaee72832550d
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    98256 a3548189c57565b3c5c243870550a26f

  IBM S/390 architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   182596 7ad31d7bef7cf4863f7e87f336ffe08a
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   189590 41cdf6dbb7906474fa757c5a490f05de
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    94964 ac501925c362d92b1d87fc712bdae944

  Sun Sparc architecture:

     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat_1.8.9-0woody3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   180672 1749044dd1a8e02232e086fc660d5654
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-gnome_1.8.9-0woody3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   186952 00a868cd3c240165059d7aeed792ab20
     https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xchat/xchat-text_1.8.9-0woody3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    95146 d094ced15db96ad34b417f3213f31808


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

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