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ESB-2005.0664 -- Debian Security Advisory DSA 786-1 -- New simpleproxy packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date: 29 August 2005

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            ESB-2005.0664 -- Debian Security Advisory DSA 786-1
           New simpleproxy packages fix arbitrary code execution
                              29 August 2005


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           simpleproxy
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 3.1
                   UNIX variants
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-1857

Original Bulletin:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 786-1                                        Martin Schulze
August 26th, 2005             
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Package        : simpleproxy
Vulnerability  : format string vulnerability
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-1857

Ulf Harnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discoverd a
format string vulnerability in simpleproxy, a simple TCP proxy, that
can be exploited via replies from remote HTTP proxies.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2-3sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your simpleproxy package.

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

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      594 2c6aa98fb81fc04dbf0b6076fa87f4b6
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31814 47478adee75f80455ad446a215f49123
      Size/MD5 checksum:    30919 d3323be4ca565eb23b9d67f4832ac47a

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    18244 bacca651f3e700842ad9a6d392c57231

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    17096 a99039023d08f03001382af31b9b3875

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    14972 5ab9250a124bb40d8460c008e29aa868

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    15390 bf5c2dd83f57033bba837148ce0d7c45

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    20912 3aa890e9e3c3955746cdaf8a62d1a3d6

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    17076 d3b8e78e89ed907fe6ddb7b87a0632bb

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    14616 c37c3520bde1a32b4a656ec24ed4ec04

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    16594 a409b824524147a5b2d3348b4f66cc55

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    16682 b9ea5e19344975bcc63acbcc6f00406f

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    16108 fc936c14530296ae15cdf4b4292d1a24

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    16730 42401e99d0fac0fda1cc51038006cd3d

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    15292 e4533f350987e6be26a9af3985dfa875

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>

Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux)


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