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Debian Security Advisory: New version of ntop released

Aug 30, 2000, 00:54 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Wichert Akkerman)

Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 00:36:33 +0200
From: Wichert Akkerman wichert@cistron.nl
To: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] New version of ntop released


Debian Security Advisory                                        security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Wichert Akkerman 
August 30, 2000


Package        : ntop
Problem type   : remote exploit
Debian-specific: no
The updated version of ntop (1.2a7-10) that was released on August 5 was found to still be insecure: it was still exploitable using buffer overflows. Using this technique it was possible to run arbitrary code as the user who ran ntop in web mode.

In order to permantly fix these problems an updated package has been released that disables web mode completely. The version of this fix is 1.2a7-11.

We recommend you upgrade or remove your ntop package immediately.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc architectures.

Source archives:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/ntop_1.2a7-11.diff.gz
MD5 checksum: 798e3abfbe608877c657e7a2657127e6
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/ntop_1.2a7-11.dsc
MD5 checksum: 7c49065aba86e19061ccbc84f5c3f911
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/ntop_1.2a7.orig.tar.gz
MD5 checksum: 9031a2001935b7a4882f8427f0edea15

Alpha architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/ntop_1.2a7-11_alpha.deb
MD5 checksum: d4f9e4250dae04554bf4fe364c91bcdf

ARM architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/ntop_1.2a7-11_arm.deb
MD5 checksum: d05656f54b4eceb2212900ece69eb12a

Intel ia32 architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/ntop_1.2a7-11_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: 4576af1dd15f0743fdcfef2fedc63b4a

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/ntop_1.2a7-11_m68k.deb
MD5 checksum: f7a59747670500f5fc4d93412d43999d

PowerPC architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/ntop_1.2a7-11_powerpc.deb
MD5 checksum: fcee729ef004441c27a6ab790a415c5e

Sun Sparc architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/ntop_1.2a7-11_sparc.deb
MD5 checksum: 9ef3c7184e74b8bf85d0169029666208

These files will be moved into ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate directory ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .


For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable updates
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org