Debian: xfstt multiple vulnerabilities

    Date01 Aug 2003
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    There are multiple vulnerabilities in xfstt.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 360-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    August 1st, 2003                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xfstt
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0581, CAN-2003-0625
    
    xfstt, a TrueType font server for the X window system was found to
    contain two classes of vulnerabilities:
    
    - - CAN-2003-0581: a remote attacker could send requests crafted to
      trigger any of several buffer overruns, causing a denial of service or
      possibly executing arbitrary code on the server with the privileges
      of the "nobody" user.
    
    - - CAN-2003-0625: certain invalid data sent during the connection
      handshake could allow a remote attacker to read certain regions of
      memory belonging to the xfstt process.  This information could be
      used for fingerprinting, or to aid in exploitation of a different
      vulnerability.
    
    For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
    fixed in version 1.2.1-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), CAN-2003-0581 is fixed in xfstt
    1.5-1, and CAN-2003-0625 will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you update your xfstt package.
    
    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:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      501 962c048c51ad11527a2968dcab0f70cc
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   106104 9a5cd36572b2b422e3f13c1c076256b2
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    79490 a5be8fb0fca57ea3397f56060b2e4746
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    65656 dee8ba57aec56b3ad9f1a160c4aa928b
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    66590 0fd927a55db3a257dd1e4c1f1b76ebe4
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   101308 5b61105d87ac63565f3e653c10935554
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    74966 f3f8cc0f9b62340a805cda547b04e90b
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    65276 e3c46415661c96a46a5a461b8cb7c72c
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    77998 6008f0a2f2c5133b55db5df1c3d2e6c5
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    77912 8827f5bdde0e85013ea221b9feb60ae9
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    65970 d1793d80f35e87b7b094e4343158325e
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    66458 2bd0811824f8a5c90fd77cb2f3d18fcf
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xfstt/xfstt_1.2.1-3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    66234 ba8c136d18589a8265e265b7b89008c3
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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