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Debian Security Advisory DSA 555-1 Martin Schulze
September 30th, 2004

Package : freenet6
Vulnerability : wrong file permissions
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: yes
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0563
Debian Bug : 254709

Simon Josefsson noticed that the tspc.conf configuration file in freenet6, a client to configure an IPv6 tunnel to, is set world readable. This file can contain the username and the password used to contact the IPv6 tunnelbroker

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.6-1woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.0-2.2.

We recommend that you upgrade your freenet6 package.

Upgrade Instructions

wget url

will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb

will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update

will update the internal database apt-get upgrade

will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody

Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 577 07d5a61effbf3748e61db855bf0afb4a
Size/MD5 checksum: 12385 9a30a4b9420bd4949e375358f974addc
Size/MD5 checksum: 334333 c846c0e734d93c7abdc1553781e1fa5b

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 42380 3865b018d1808f349ade4d0d9e010af1

ARM architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 39996 a9f3b9d6b98173bdbc0173b32b602698

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 38434 2217e61b208d1a7a0ba7aa358861946a

Intel IA-64 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 54672 d8f7d48de839f7b117cb91da4880f1e3

HP Precision architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 39498 efb23a7b33d5c75dc12774b924f7adb7

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 37766 2c81680bcbd3a113e1e3f3cd08446e7c

Big endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 40490 0181be8c2a012f601872e02284ad22e6

Little endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 40538 a2f052292ddfadd2cf5f99d67e4b20fa

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 38578 5e0aad661c57e19ed64376ee5d59a932

IBM S/390 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 39094 3e3f26c92e1ff8169bc5016a8215e11e

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 41458 1d3b8998d4dc533f4e6af82386e92515

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.

For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>