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Debian Security Advisory: glibc update for Debian GNU/Linux 2.1

Sep 05, 2000, 06:29 (0 Talkback[s])

Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2000 01:59:32 +0200
From: Wichert Akkerman
To: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] glibc update for Debian GNU/Linux 2.1


Debian Security Advisory                                        security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Wichert Akkerman 
September  5, 2000


Package: glibc
Vulnerability: local exploit
Debian-specific: no
Recently two problems have been found in the glibc suite, which could be used to trick setuid applications to run arbitrary code.

An earlier advisory listed the updates for Debian 2.2/potato. This advisory contains updates for Debian 2.1/slink. For information about the found problems please see the previous advisory which is available online at
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20000902 .

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.
Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink

Fixed packages are available for the Intel ia32 architecture.

Source archives:
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/source/glibc_2.0.7.19981211-6.2.diff.gz
MD5 checksum: 4244c7f623db187881322b0949cc483a
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/source/glibc_2.0.7.19981211-6.2.dsc
MD5 checksum: 37eb9dc5ecd875e417aaba9ca6e1c25f
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/source/glibc_2.0.7.19981211.orig.tar.gz
MD5 checksum: 91724410e14a2b2b719dc44cf95067f1

Intel ia32 architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/libc6-dbg_2.0.7.19981211-6.2_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: 23f5aace9db7104163b2422d600d8869
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/libc6-dev_2.0.7.19981211-6.2_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: 97deb2bb3eb914174a9bfecf3c3b5f69
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/libc6-pic_2.0.7.19981211-6.2_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: ca1f18e5d61c4d5f268bc377e06e8cf5
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/libc6_2.0.7.19981211-6.2_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: 13413f07247f28c2e8b35c1d2c4c9804
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/locales_2.0.7.19981211-6.2_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: 1b9d14ad72186ab2a6e9a30990b0ed75
http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/timezones_2.0.7.19981211-6.2_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: c88a5c0ff9d429c0afa280b2dd244b45


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