Debian: xpcd Buffer overflow vulnerability

    Date25 May 2004
    CategoryDebian
    1964
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Bug allows copy of user-supplied data of arbitrary length into a fixed-size buffer in the pcd_open function.
    
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 508-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    May 22nd, 2004                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xpcd
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0402
    
    Jaguar discovered a vulnerability in one component of xpcd, a PhotoCD
    viewer.  xpcd-svga, part of xpcd which uses svgalib to display
    graphics on the console, would copy user-supplied data of arbitrary
    length into a fixed-size buffer in the pcd_open function.
    
    For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
    fixed in version 2.08-8woody2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you update your xpcd 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/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      706 4fb68483cbb6d45728f47e5c61b3eaff
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    14077 f0e7c9e426744ccf0bcfbce07197bfb3
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   103104 59bf5b8d0466ecb3c58ed1fffcdf499e
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    81078 d10c02b66de2e1e290a83ddbe18ff81e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    13400 7769c2706e18e506e8a3a965f04de689
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    68000 81c4f72e248c901f023d888fc7af3222
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    11864 0d7af30d338c299f446082133d7cd934
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    64238 cfa0b813d7fda7c9b5dbe66700d3d13f
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    11708 280a130ec6054eca1f8f3b4be94b9744
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-svga_2.08-8woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    20822 5cb42524e3ce21f35bc43aa5ef7f9967
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    97682 249299d45d8a1539799969d2eb82ecf9
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    15310 4218754ba8daa1991e67ea7dada45c0a
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody2_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    73370 b009527a9708c81afe5e21ae4956eeea
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody2_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12848 16e72f99d8b65635eeedbae7b014582b
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    62626 45a7e74314164cfbf6de164da91331f6
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    11488 6c68962e1cc32a221ebe11357790f21e
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    73488 43e5783d423f3054a57b55d95bd0d214
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12594 72855f1617071135eebee4c12867a26a
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    73164 9d006b85dc71297638479002a0260fe0
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12558 ccffee63fc2c8c35e5a87ce0cb450a37
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    68436 752053140f35df568c14c8abc5f2e7ef
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    11896 fbbd067d762d0d6f7ba4e2a92dd67397
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    69600 60c613113c20c8bf80b1a9d44836697b
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12486 8b63fbf6feeaaf4a3b1c64674bcfca9b
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd_2.08-8woody1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    72736 db142879397f6e3723641acee424f3b5
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpcd/xpcd-gimp_2.08-8woody1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    11780 3acbff9fae774d384aa8546048a2ea40
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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