==========================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-845-1           October 08, 2009
pan vulnerability
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
  pan                             0.132-2ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Pavel Polischouk discovered that Pan incorrectly handled certain data
structures. If a user were tricked into viewing malicious nntp data, a
remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

Updated packages for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:

  Source archives:

          Size/MD5:    20545 6d36e3b972652c124c93eff41dc5695b
          Size/MD5:      877 593b70e1321f89cc1d3d79aaa0fcd431
          Size/MD5:  2069718 0999ea52f8d4187ac7c8fd416067b0e7

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):

          Size/MD5:   821136 10e791382ac078f206571407b9aca5b8

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):

          Size/MD5:   792564 5f4a69d8ce3dc342e20893020d1b2b2f

  lpia architecture (Low Power Intel Architecture):

          Size/MD5:   815322 dff1b50f04af376b9476f5f9150b0b97

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):

          Size/MD5:   864758 9c63e15bd64326b9483ba916c089a00d

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):

          Size/MD5:   885412 f0311151ff6ab621f97bbd6909253173

Ubuntu 845-1: Pan vulnerability

October 8, 2009
Pavel Polischouk discovered that Pan incorrectly handled certain data structures


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