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Debian alert DSA-493-1 (xchat)

From: (Martin Schulze)
To: (Debian Security Announcements)
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 493-1] New xchat packages fix arbitrary code execution
Date:  Wed, 21 Apr 2004 12:07:53 +0200 (CEST)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA 493-1 Martin Schulze April 21st, 2004 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : xchat Vulnerability : buffer overflow Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-2004-0409 Debian Bug : 244184 A buffer overflow has been discovered in the Socks-5 proxy code of XChat, an IRC client for X similar to AmIRC. This allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the users' machine. For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.9-0woody3. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.8-1. We recommend that you upgrade your xchat and related packages. 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: 877 80161873b2e115faa33cd38000645dce Size/MD5 checksum: 18200 215990506f737d853b23911843a68b41 Size/MD5 checksum: 1310151 05701f0c567ce1ece6577c69f146e6b3 Architecture independent components: Size/MD5 checksum: 598110 9a586950e3db6f9ebee14c9637d8d61a Alpha architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 223084 90b4e3be1d3ef7ec25231e72ebc1130b Size/MD5 checksum: 229794 d26d9de27c8567e3dffb483c5174df02 Size/MD5 checksum: 122376 3d69e44fff6af517f8f166bb750b6c4a ARM architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 179850 656145636a317c8ab847183ee68c3337 Size/MD5 checksum: 186350 d25c11fe60901dfdd128e46d5e3e88e1 Size/MD5 checksum: 92846 d207049438e8eaf61a342c69112addec Intel IA-32 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 168598 3a9cb05afb7a7e4c7c77d4979aa24470 Size/MD5 checksum: 174968 1bdf20e898c3ee9fd268c1207ed1901c Size/MD5 checksum: 87394 8d11e3d2a13e73a5c3bc8d1f751244e9 Intel IA-64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 289266 7322e0d408f74a9c68eb582db9828585 Size/MD5 checksum: 297118 b70f1cc13747a01d96a266a7d08c00bc Size/MD5 checksum: 149788 96e423bd9ec333b9a2b106a4c870f8d5 HP Precision architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 207100 71997ea804e37ab7fb6293db978b4ef2 Size/MD5 checksum: 213642 d7987c5011d5bc3611e6464e918c401d Size/MD5 checksum: 107238 37c42b96721e8f3875a9cd0407c157cc Motorola 680x0 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 157760 427f7bb644140e438f5df3768099753d Size/MD5 checksum: 165064 5447693913028bf26cf7a9c7182a78e2 Size/MD5 checksum: 82208 6229d6b8e40e7ecdf4f98be89211cd55 Big endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 194996 2df78a22d4eb4c730bfe929f885f31eb Size/MD5 checksum: 200876 eca41c98214dc3f8d99be1efe7edd73c Size/MD5 checksum: 104438 20f57a03806e1b78d4cb2d2ba9551a13 Little endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 192936 9c93014ec994684379e884e27bcbf602 Size/MD5 checksum: 198400 f60a58cba1bb2f38c9c34a1bfd53a702 Size/MD5 checksum: 103356 2dffd5defbe8bc940eaf9bdace649182 PowerPC architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 184834 8ce64505fe3157d915a7240c0ab5e22a Size/MD5 checksum: 191582 73971bd2a49f071c3ebeaee72832550d Size/MD5 checksum: 98256 a3548189c57565b3c5c243870550a26f IBM S/390 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 182596 7ad31d7bef7cf4863f7e87f336ffe08a Size/MD5 checksum: 189590 41cdf6dbb7906474fa757c5a490f05de Size/MD5 checksum: 94964 ac501925c362d92b1d87fc712bdae944 Sun Sparc architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 180672 1749044dd1a8e02232e086fc660d5654 Size/MD5 checksum: 186952 00a868cd3c240165059d7aeed792ab20 Size/MD5 checksum: 95146 d094ced15db96ad34b417f3213f31808 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 v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFAhkfsW5ql+IAeqTIRAkxmAJ40KSLxSVwjxcaueVbTFqX11suTIwCfdJ1j IdkKCqjZJsh2kyixXYS8lMA= =buz4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact

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