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Debian alert DSA-769-1 (gaim)

From: (Martin Schulze)
To: (Debian Security Announcements)
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 769-1] New gaim packages fix denial of service
Date:  Fri, 29 Jul 2005 09:34:02 +0200 (CEST)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA 769-1 Martin Schulze July 29th, 2005 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : gaim Vulnerability : memory alignment bug Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-2005-2370 Szymon Zygmunt and Michal Bartoszkiewicz discovered a memory alignment error in libgadu (from ekg, console Gadu Gadu client, an instant messaging program) which is included in gaim, a multi-protocol instant messaging client, as well. This can not be exploited on the x86 architecture but on others, e.g. on Sparc and lead to a bus error, in other words a denial of service. The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected by this problem. For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.1-1.4. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your gaim 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 3.1 alias sarge - -------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 915 3bee538026c525a384cbe0865d110c78 Size/MD5 checksum: 31681 382649de95e8cf1417c5170d1a8a372e Size/MD5 checksum: 5215565 866598947a30005c9d2a4466c7182e2a Architecture independent components: Size/MD5 checksum: 2838720 d1b16e84e0141e8030485e36339f4faa Alpha architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1068846 ebb2a8902f38292e34b6dc08c28a1fcd Size/MD5 checksum: 102374 fb9bcb085067d216f57d39a332f2820d ARM architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 817860 23f78add9104cf3e5f79b7cd304fb3f7 Size/MD5 checksum: 102410 b2df8a242b943aa0d1a9b6e8148169a2 Intel IA-32 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 879294 d2716bd687b657f2208ad0585c13d691 Size/MD5 checksum: 102360 4120bc2abace13ca4374651db973f448 Intel IA-64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1264312 5204cd503aed191f1cba6cfa6705f5c1 Size/MD5 checksum: 102360 69787fd4685f53e21c4bf7c2df0ecdc6 HP Precision architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 1007084 92d7692ec48a6311177f752049ced338 Size/MD5 checksum: 102412 d11aa9dca9554e751f15e2345e724b43 Motorola 680x0 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 815858 ccb750c04cffe4026096da9bc1d322bd Size/MD5 checksum: 102480 3dc4d6008736ff7ef71960587ef349ec Big endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 855152 23092ea32cdc78dd67e50723444c38d5 Size/MD5 checksum: 102382 d6d1c8c62c8ebc2eeb4a6cb5e2ab52f1 Little endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 846462 14cc63bc73903ffd3b391d8d3be0c326 Size/MD5 checksum: 102378 f0e724ffce6ce9d80c75c4f77a341a67 PowerPC architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 913460 baa3230e8857033cb9e480ecda99b01d Size/MD5 checksum: 102384 fb572b59ed02992ba80dc8c6aab6db91 IBM S/390 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 946240 f431a8a8595dbe5c5b26148f9504bda0 Size/MD5 checksum: 102380 d7bb41baeb1391be34b1c9642ecb22a5 Sun Sparc architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 850810 73b4bdb1206ba5b0f2a5bda0cf061470 Size/MD5 checksum: 102380 7d112554def1191e36f50755ca21c7f8 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 v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFC6dvqW5ql+IAeqTIRAiYMAJ9tbYHKcEgLovyXhZ/+5w4BRWP8awCggJOR TqUQ0OtKA45RTSOzIrKmTAg= =9WEt -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact

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