New version of man-db fixes symlink attack in zsoelim

    Date13 Dec 1999
    CategoryDebian
    3316
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    We have received reports that the man-db package as supplied in Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 has a vulnerability in the zsoelim program: it was vulnerable to a symlink attack. This has been fixed in version 2.3.10-69FIX.1
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    We have received reports that the man-db package as supplied
    in Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 has a vulnerability in the zsoelim
    program: it was vulnerable to a symlink attack. This has been
    fixed in version 2.3.10-69FIX.1
    
    We recommend you upgrade your man-db 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
    - --------------------------------
    
      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/man-
    db_2.3.10-69FIX.1.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: c4285a252e4ed1ffea13ac95930ae108
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/man-
    db_2.3.10-69FIX.1.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 2c8f000da7c4cb05a2264d7d3c25d861
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/source/ma
    n-db_2.3.10.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: d2e9db8c0e1fa96e7463b968ad53a04b
      
      Alpha architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    alpha/man-db_2.3.10-69FIX.1_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 78d88d31d5248d085b6da774cbf248c3
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    i386/man-db_2.3.10-69FIX.1_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 3141d2549a8873895dbc0fd0eead7324
      
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    m68k/man-db_2.3.10-69FIX.1_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 40d30c985d0c9ab3f49649270a23f7f3
      
      Sun Sparc architecture:
        http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/binary-
    sparc/man-db_2.3.10-69FIX.1_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: c82629497fd027b68173e9cc3705066e
      
    
      These files will be copied into
      ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.
    
    Please note you can also use apt to always get the latest security
    updates. To do so add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    
      deb http://security.debian.org/ 
    stable updates
    
    
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