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Debian Security Advisory: Correction: New version of wu-ftpd released

Jan 24, 2001, 20:46 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Schulze)

Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 08:15:42 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: Debian Security Announcements debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA-016-3] Correction: New version of wu-ftpd released


Debian Security Advisory DSA-016-3                                      security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                           Martin Schulze 
January 24, 2001


Package        : wu-ftpd
Vulnerability  : temp file creation and format string
Debian-specific: no
Security people at WireX have noticed a temp file creation bug and the WU-FTPD development team has found a possible format string bug in wu-ftpd. Both could be remotely exploited, though no such exploit exists currently.

This additional advisory only announces a recompile of the package for the Intel ia32 architecture. The upload from yesterday was lacking PAM support. This only required a recompile and contains no other fixes. (Sorry, but when I make a mistake, I have to make it real, this time it's the correct file).

For upgrading please use

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

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato


Intel ia32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2.1_i386.deb MD5 checksum: e0521153d6c9c23082edb29cc8d03fd3

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>