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Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: xpcd

May 25, 2004, 21:13 (0 Talkback[s])

Debian Security Advisory DSA 508-1 Matt Zimmerman
May 22nd, 2004

Package : xpcd
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids : CAN-2004-0402

Jaguar discovered a vulnerability in one component of xpcd, a PhotoCD viewer. xpcd-svga, part of xpcd which uses svgalib to display graphics on the console, would copy user-supplied data of arbitrary length into a fixed-size buffer in the pcd_open function.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.08-8woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you update your xpcd 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 3.0 alias woody

Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 706 4fb68483cbb6d45728f47e5c61b3eaff
Size/MD5 checksum: 14077 f0e7c9e426744ccf0bcfbce07197bfb3
Size/MD5 checksum: 103104 59bf5b8d0466ecb3c58ed1fffcdf499e

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 81078 d10c02b66de2e1e290a83ddbe18ff81e
Size/MD5 checksum: 13400 7769c2706e18e506e8a3a965f04de689

ARM architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 68000 81c4f72e248c901f023d888fc7af3222
Size/MD5 checksum: 11864 0d7af30d338c299f446082133d7cd934

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 64238 cfa0b813d7fda7c9b5dbe66700d3d13f
Size/MD5 checksum: 11708 280a130ec6054eca1f8f3b4be94b9744
Size/MD5 checksum: 20822 5cb42524e3ce21f35bc43aa5ef7f9967

Intel IA-64 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 97682 249299d45d8a1539799969d2eb82ecf9
Size/MD5 checksum: 15310 4218754ba8daa1991e67ea7dada45c0a

HP Precision architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 73370 b009527a9708c81afe5e21ae4956eeea
Size/MD5 checksum: 12848 16e72f99d8b65635eeedbae7b014582b

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 62626 45a7e74314164cfbf6de164da91331f6
Size/MD5 checksum: 11488 6c68962e1cc32a221ebe11357790f21e

Big endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 73488 43e5783d423f3054a57b55d95bd0d214
Size/MD5 checksum: 12594 72855f1617071135eebee4c12867a26a

Little endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 73164 9d006b85dc71297638479002a0260fe0
Size/MD5 checksum: 12558 ccffee63fc2c8c35e5a87ce0cb450a37

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 68436 752053140f35df568c14c8abc5f2e7ef
Size/MD5 checksum: 11896 fbbd067d762d0d6f7ba4e2a92dd67397

IBM S/390 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 69600 60c613113c20c8bf80b1a9d44836697b
Size/MD5 checksum: 12486 8b63fbf6feeaaf4a3b1c64674bcfca9b

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 72736 db142879397f6e3723641acee424f3b5
Size/MD5 checksum: 11780 3acbff9fae774d384aa8546048a2ea40

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.

For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>