New versions of man2html fixes postinst glitch

    Date13 Dec 1999
    CategoryDebian
    2738
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Former versions of man2html uses a static file in /tmp for writing. This can lead into overwriting system files if a malicious user has created a symbolic link to it before upgrading man2html.
    Former versions of man2html uses a static file in /tmp for writing.
    This can lead into overwriting system files if a malicious user has
    created a symbolic link to it before upgrading man2html.
    
    We recommend you upgrade your man2html package as soon as possible.
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/man2html_1.5-
    18.1.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: 53cdbc6fbe63572343ae3d614231d645
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/man2html_1.5-
    18.1.dsc
          MD5 checksum: d2b1dad5ea16a1b108922d0d5141c2d3
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/man2html_1.5-
    18.1_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 20c0e49d6f2103d826c1672f6413e6a1
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/man2html_1.5-
    18.1_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 0a34bb26fbdae8aba227975fb7d36431
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/man2html_1.5-
    18.1_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 86a22c1e1710fccdd8734b24aa035bc0
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/man2html_1.5-
    18.1_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: bc15c8fa1ce8c0e1741c932d5d88ef9a
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux unstable alias potato
    --------------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/source/doc/man2html_
    1.5-19.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: a0d8f044c5738f9a3d3fd5b55bdc4280
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/source/doc/man2html_1.5-
    19.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 276dc18f9c007d800e280254a75eb304
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/source/doc/man2html_1
    .5.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: 2fc4ee65395122b5552473cd62876924
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-
    alpha/doc/man2html_1.5-19.deb
          MD5 checksum: 27c65533b58d2efa66f6ad03190aaa40
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-
    arm/doc/man2html_1.5-19.deb
          MD5 checksum: 18b931be845fe4ddd9effac130f27ae5
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-
    i386/doc/man2html_1.5-19.deb
          MD5 checksum: 10317d451398a9c265a11ffc6c7abd78
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-
    m68k/doc/man2html_1.5-19.deb
          MD5 checksum: a163020946de9839ab2f6dbf0fa3cf25
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-
    powerpc/doc/man2html_1.5-19.deb
          MD5 checksum: 5f856e95c642bdacc4c4389996c6ab60
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-
    sparc/doc/man2html_1.5-19.deb
          MD5 checksum: 4f2feb56b87792e00c5525ed889cc541
    
    
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