Debian Security Advisory: New sudo packages for powerpc available

Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2001 03:15:05 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: Debian Security Announcements
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA 031-2] New sudo packages for powerpc

Debian Security Advisory DSA-031-2                                      security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                   Martin Schulze 
March 6, 2001

Package        : sudo
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Debian-specific: no

Todd Miller announced a new version of sudo which corrects a buffer
overflow that could potentially be used to gain root privilages on
the local system. This bugfix has been backported to the version
which was used in Debian GNU/Linux 2.2.

The most recent advisory covering sudo missed one architecture
that was released with 2.2. Therefore this advisory is only an
addition to DSA 031-1 and only adds the relevant package for the
powerpc architecture.

We recommend you upgrade your sudo packages for powerpc
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

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and
sparc architectures.

PowerPC architecture:


MD5 checksum: aed5d9d437b614ab8495cbafe2d421ac

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
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>’ and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>

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