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Debian Security Advisory: New version of wu-ftpd released

Jan 23, 2001, 20:55 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Schulze)

Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 09:50:30 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: Debian Security Announcements debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA-016-1] New version of wu-ftpd released


Debian Security Advisory DSA-016-1                                      security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                   Martin Schulze 
January 23, 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.

We recommend you upgrade your wu-ftpd 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/wu-ftpd_2.6.0.orig.tar.gz
MD5 checksum: 652cfe4b59e0468eded736e7c281d16f
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2.dsc
MD5 checksum: a63f505372cbd5c3d2e0404f7f18576f
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2.diff.gz
MD5 checksum: af6e196640d429f400810aaf016d144c

Intel ia32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: 5cdd2172e1b2459f1115cf034c91fe40

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2_m68k.deb
MD5 checksum: 60192b7386401ddbbb4ada8776e887ec

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2_sparc.deb
MD5 checksum: 4e7a1c8eb667f3ef40b858ca7833bc14

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2_alpha.deb
MD5 checksum: f5bf5286952e8812b94a692efe6308e0

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2_powerpc.deb
MD5 checksum: 15683a1a12381aa5c9b15b108fe6a579

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2_arm.deb
MD5 checksum: 0d32fa96a7eb8d42dd0216876c894335

Architecture independent:

http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-all/wu-ftpd-academ_2.6.0-5.2_all.deb
MD5 checksum: 6974913b3783fedff98e65341e0464be

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>