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Debian Security Advisory: New version of micq released

Jan 22, 2001, 22:21 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Schulze)

Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 23:05:03 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: Debian Security Announcements debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA-012-1] New version of micq released


Debian Security Advisory DSA-012-1                              security@debian.org

http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze January 22, 2001

Package        : micq
Vulnerability  : remote buffer overflow
Debian-specific: no
PkC has reported that there is a buffer overflow in sprintf() in micq versions 0.4.6, that allows to a remote attacker able to sniff packets to the ICQ server to execute arbitrary code on the victim system.

We recommend you upgrade your micq package immediately.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

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/micq_0.4.3-4.dsc
MD5 checksum: b564dd2d8e937611bd90d73096d4a138
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/micq_0.4.3.orig.tar.gz
MD5 checksum: ddc011d3509d593284bf9336e0a9f829
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/micq_0.4.3-4.diff.gz
MD5 checksum: f86304bdbec4d1cf86fb991fc8355f39

Intel ia32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/micq_0.4.3-4_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: b5a2d7327ffc35ab49a1e4f64c6f2567

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/micq_0.4.3-4_m68k.deb
MD5 checksum: a07906bae588eaec0b20974a8a871704

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/micq_0.4.3-4_sparc.deb
MD5 checksum: 59d5b78bea7f4cce3ea4ca7b5b28d005

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/micq_0.4.3-4_alpha.deb
MD5 checksum: 06264f9d8a99edfcc43fac35080cc544

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/micq_0.4.3-4_powerpc.deb
MD5 checksum: fbd7bb304918dad6f59d75c5a220dd31

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/micq_0.4.3-4_arm.deb
MD5 checksum: 492b4162cc8f59c5dae6e56860ae6bfe

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 main
For dpkg-ftp:
ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and
http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>