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Debian Security Advisory: New version of splitvt released

Jan 23, 2001, 08:11 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Schulze)

Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 03:57:20 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: Debian Security Announcements debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA-014-1] New version of splitvt released


Debian Security Advisory DSA-014-1                              security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Martin Schulze 
January 23, 2001


Package        : splitvt
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow and format string attack
Debian-specific: no

It was reported recently that splitvt is vulnerable to numerous buffer
overflow attack and a format string attack.  An attacker was able to
gain access to the tty group.

We recommend you upgrade your splitvt 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/splitvt_1.6.3-7.1.diff.gz
MD5 checksum: 158e4c37b56d09e4fb7e6d4a1eda6551
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/splitvt_1.6.3-7.1.dsc
MD5 checksum: c7924da369529b09acf6a7234ec07c08
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/splitvt_1.6.3.orig.tar.gz
MD5 checksum: e95e166145ec51d2a9d80aa6472f9f98
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1.diff.gz
MD5 checksum: 475d1066c013102625c79757b3615d9b
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1.dsc
MD5 checksum: dcfd3f56c5f7a3686e35a2de47614944
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/splitvt_1.6.5.orig.tar.gz
MD5 checksum: f93974daa4f39945b3d5b9cc39bb1b0f

Intel ia32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/splitvt_1.6.3-7.1_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: d814d49f46f8108590554abc8ed79737
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: ccb41228b11505bb25dc2f09830b3964

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1_m68k.deb
MD5 checksum: fae77f348ae28c89de0e51965cbafd35

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/splitvt_1.6.3-7.1_sparc.deb
MD5 checksum: 4197c4e30fe5e9f48187ba8df3526c7b
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1_sparc.deb
MD5 checksum: 7bfd098f4a8f884a63805ae13c1e9cea

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1_alpha.deb
MD5 checksum: e960372181b65e167c41f36707ef48cf

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1_powerpc.deb
MD5 checksum: d0d3b36c20b2999c7c7610a48866167e

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/splitvt_1.6.5-0potato1_arm.deb
MD5 checksum: 1d697bed936476ae88fd478aba112be8

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>