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Debian Security Advisory: New proftpd packages for m68k available

Mar 06, 2001, 05:56 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Schulze)

Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2001 03:14:53 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: Debian Security Announcements debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA 029-2] New proftpd packages for m68k available


Debian Security Advisory DSA-029-2                                      security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                   Martin Schulze 
March 6, 2001


Package        : proftpd
Vulnerability  : remote DOS & potential buffer overflow
Debian-specific: no
In Debian Security Advisory DSA 029-1 we have reported several vulnerabilities in proftpd that have been fixed. For details please read the main advisory. This upload fixes:

1. A memory leak which can result in a denial of service, as reported by Wojciech Purczynski. The default configuration of proftpd in Debian is not vulnerable.

2. A similar memory leak affects the USER command, also as reported by Wojciech Purczynski.

3. Format string vulnerabilities reported by Przemyslaw Frasunek.

The most recent advisory covering proftpd missed one architecture that was released with Debian GNU/Linux 2.2. Therefore this advisory is only an addition to DSA 029-1 and only adds the relevant package for the Motorola 680x0 architecture.

We recommend you upgrade your sudo packages for m68k 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.

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/proftpd_1.2.0pre10-2potato1_m68k.deb
MD5 checksum: 96315bb133a487e81944e6cef2358d09

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>