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Debian alert DSA-1373-1 (ktorrent)

From:  Steve Kemp <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 1372-1] New ktorrent packages fix directory traversal
Date:  Tue, 11 Sep 2007 19:36:11 +0100
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Debian Security Advisory DSA 1373-1 Steve Kemp September 11th, 2007 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Package : ktorrent Vulnerability : directory traversal Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-1799 Debian Bug : 432007 It was discovered that ktorrent, a BitTorrent client for KDE, was vulnerable to a directory traversal bug which potentially allowed remote users to overwrite arbitrary files. For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.3+dfsg1-2etch1. For the old stable distribution (sarge), this package was not present. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem was fixed in version 2.2.1.dfsg.1-1. We recommend that you upgrade your ktorrent 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 4.0 alias etch - ------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 663 ec1366a6819ce30b5891b7c4e0e51986 Size/MD5 checksum: 2183095 3aef60283e457b7e13c1719387251612 Size/MD5 checksum: 12570 09ef4b627881d0aa29f682dbcf860ae7 alpha architecture (DEC Alpha) Size/MD5 checksum: 1678764 e9fec2e0c67431d8df32f97fd42dd408 amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64)) Size/MD5 checksum: 1587096 dea2c2add2b28f51c37838104cbacab6 arm architecture (ARM) Size/MD5 checksum: 1676742 4b3494cbabc09ae553459934d3544536 hppa architecture (HP PA RISC) Size/MD5 checksum: 1760846 6f4a58a69b7b61d71f8269c38351d96c i386 architecture (Intel ia32) Size/MD5 checksum: 1580584 0a98af7db2be8b6a01d4eeb4da3d20ef ia64 architecture (Intel ia64) Size/MD5 checksum: 1801310 4c336b16545584e3047e5f4ba11a3994 mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 1537750 36579943948e4d73039399978fbc138a mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 1518836 5d8c0b09e86c98680d083e903c4ca0cc s390 architecture (IBM S/390) Size/MD5 checksum: 1563558 b4d85977441bd37b7390af3efe924ad4 sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC) Size/MD5 checksum: 1553024 cb40c3218f0c300590ea2ae91a577a36 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 v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFG5t/hwM/Gs81MDZ0RAgMVAJ9J9kX6N+2iSLVDUavqnMYeR6IudACgwcGX dfu4uXcxECu8Vue8E9aMpGI= =XXJk -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact

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