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Debian Security Advisory: New version of jazip released

Jan 23, 2001, 20:59 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Schulze)

Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 13:30:15 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: Debian Security Announcements debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA-017-1] New version of jazip released

Debian Security Advisory DSA-017-1                              security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                   Martin Schulze 
January 23, 2001

Package        : jazip
Vulnerability  : local root exploit and buffer overflow
Debian-specific: no

With older versions of jazip a user could gain root access for members
of the floppy group to the local machine.  The interface doesn't run
as root anymore and this very exploit was prevented.  The program now
also truncates DISPLAY to 256 characters if it is bigger, which closes
the buffer overflow (within xforms).

We recommend you upgrade your jazip 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. This package was not available for arm and powerpc, now a fixed powerpc version is available while there is still no arm version.

Source archives:
MD5 checksum: 57b8742ed708f0497382b7672cb65f60
MD5 checksum: 1fe4429042a36b08a18fecfe2e407ba8
MD5 checksum: f9ff51cbf2c45191a7d67d1f528021bb

Intel ia32 architecture:
MD5 checksum: f74f5c4038a4ca62695ba42efac2d60b

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
MD5 checksum: 6fdafbe7736d2e963dc85689a79a1f53

Sun Sparc architecture:
MD5 checksum: cb03d69daff07e03d909e9128b67d6e1

Alpha architecture:
MD5 checksum: e6aff785f54bfc88f422c2ec499c3a9f

PowerPC architecture:
MD5 checksum: 1e813a9d76dba3cd1addf19e62a81f45

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>