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New version of amd fixes remove exploit

Date 13 Dec 1999
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
The version of amd that was distributed with Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 is vulnerable to a remote exploit. Passing a big directory name to amd its logging code would overflow a buffer which could be exploited. This has been fixed in version 23.0slink1.
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                   Wichert Akkerman
September 24, 1999
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The version of amd that was distributed with Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 is
vulnerable to a remote exploit. Passing a big directory name to
amd its logging code would overflow a buffer which could be exploited.
This has been fixed in version 23.0slink1.

We recommand that you upgrade your amd package immediately.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink
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  This version of Debian was released only for Intel, the Motorola
  680x0, the alpha and the Sun sparc architecture.

  Source archives:
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/amd_u
pl102-23.0slink1.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: 1182f8bd9ad26d171ff1295899a1460b
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/amd_upl10
2-23.0slink1.dsc
      MD5 checksum: b5b842c6fa9068d5dfca426220c995f1
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/amd_upl102.orig.tar.
gz
      MD5 checksum: 76c61a893523001961437475ee2f79c5

  Alpha architecture:
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
alpha/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_alpha.deb
      MD5 checksum: ce3eb36f6ace8f0cd4530450d2286fce

  Intel ia32 architecture:
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
i386/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: 6ef7be0caa75d0320f7acd61674eedcf

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
m68k/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: 7f50ac1416a4b7c316bda99d5bc42ee0

  Sun Sparc architecture:
    https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
sparc/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_sparc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 08a00238f63f8a6cfcad011eaa5f0b39

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