New version of amd fixes remove exploit

    Date13 Dec 1999
    CategoryDebian
    2717
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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    Debian Security Advisory                             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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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:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/amd_u
    pl102-23.0slink1.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: 1182f8bd9ad26d171ff1295899a1460b
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/amd_upl10
    2-23.0slink1.dsc
          MD5 checksum: b5b842c6fa9068d5dfca426220c995f1
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/amd_upl102.orig.tar.
    gz
          MD5 checksum: 76c61a893523001961437475ee2f79c5
    
      Alpha architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    alpha/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: ce3eb36f6ace8f0cd4530450d2286fce
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    i386/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 6ef7be0caa75d0320f7acd61674eedcf
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    m68k/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 7f50ac1416a4b7c316bda99d5bc42ee0
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    sparc/amd_upl102-23.0slink1_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: 08a00238f63f8a6cfcad011eaa5f0b39
    
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