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Debian alert DSA-658-1 (libdbi-perl)

From: (Martin Schulze)
To: (Debian Security Announcements)
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 658-1] New libdbi-perl packages fix insecure temporary file
Date:  Tue, 25 Jan 2005 17:22:29 +0100 (CET)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA 658-1 Martin Schulze January 25th, 2005 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : libdbi-perl Vulnerability : insecure temporary file Problem-Type : local Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-2005-0077 Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered that the DBI library, the Perl5 database interface, creates a tmporary PID file in an insecure manner. This can be exploited by a malicious user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the person executing the parts of the library. For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.21-2woody2. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.46-6. We recommend that you upgrade your libdbi-perl package. Upgrade Instructions - -------------------- 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 3.0 alias woody - -------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 587 778cd2081c6c996e962e5ccd6100b1e8 Size/MD5 checksum: 12117 b96cca05e51fcab8c6ca55c00644d3fd Size/MD5 checksum: 208384 c781eee2559de5e4a72e28a8120cb1d9 Alpha architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 345058 014d047dbb24fd94d1a1437244644cd8 ARM architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 342540 896f3fe01eb1702df395c8f4ea3b6877 Intel IA-32 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 337802 82348c4c37c6636b85b5fa18d5e00f66 Intel IA-64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 356854 b800c42bcdbd3fef74ab630f1a066682 HP Precision architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 345808 5cebb7436af6e22050de51ea895a62ed Motorola 680x0 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 338592 202c8161fcdb618b6fbe236499d560af Big endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 338102 3689ef5cf728e7108206cd9140f682bc Little endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 338494 bd6f8206898feb05d613f06e30b78e5b PowerPC architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 342782 dd2b2637b3c15d472c5053c586a99e1d IBM S/390 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 340908 274999cd7e3758367fef5f39fa44e888 Sun Sparc architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 344732 5bf3bb91f4a0de5af59d6a2a7d70cecf These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update. - --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For apt-get: deb stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.5 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFB9nJFW5ql+IAeqTIRAnkrAJ0Z2hUZqq8codM3JMSavlC275FjjgCdHgFK I2f2/uY27lFJVCYvWE76EIw= =+vsc -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact

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