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Debian-Testing alert DTSA-23-1 (centericq)

From:  Neil McGovern <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DTSA-23-1] New centericq packages fix buffer overflow
Date:  Wed, 07 Dec 2005 12:34:28 +0000

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Testing Security Advisory DTSA-23-1 December 5th, 2005 Neil McGovern - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : centericq Vulnerability : buffer overflow Problem-Scope : local Debian-specific: No CVE ID : CVE-2005-3863 CVE-2005-3863 Mehdi Oudad "deepfear" and Kevin Fernandez "Siegfried" from the Zone-H Research Team discovered a buffer overflow in kkstrtext.h of the ktools library, which is included in centericq. For the testing distribution (etch) this is fixed in version 4.21.0-6.0etch1 For the unstable distribution (sid) this is fixed in version 4.21.0-6 This upgrade is recommended if you use centericq. The Debian testing security team does not track security issues for the stable (sarge) and oldstable (woody) distributions. If stable is vulnerable, the Debian security team will make an announcement once a fix is ready. Upgrade Instructions - -------------------- To use the Debian testing security archive, add the following lines to your /etc/apt/sources.list: deb etch/security-updates main contrib non-free deb-src etch/security-updates main contrib non-free Run the following command as root to make apt trust this repository: wget -O - | sudo apt-key add - To install the update, run this command as root: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade For further information about the Debian testing security team, please refer to -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.2 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFDltbU97LBwbNFvdMRAlIXAKCC8+pDgyJIb4ZV1teGu9TMWJ3hYACfZ190 5RIivVBhlUM72CJ53CfD7us= =Z86j -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ secure-testing-announce mailing list

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