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New sup packages fix format string vulnerabilities
DSA 521-1
Published: 2004-06-19 16:10:34
Updated: 2004-06-19 16:10:34

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 521-1 securitydebian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman 
June 18th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq 
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Package : sup 
Vulnerability : format string 
Problem-Type : remote 
Debian-specific: no 
CVE Ids : CAN-2004-0451 


jaguarfelinemenace.org discovered a format string vulnerability in 
sup, a set of programs to synchronize collections of files across a 
number of machines, whereby a remote attacker could potentially cause 
arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the supfilesrv 
process (this process does not run automatically by default). 


CAN-2004-0451: format string vulnerabilities in sup via syslog(3) in 
logquit, logerr, loginfo functions 


For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been 
fixed in version 1.8-8woody2. 


For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon. 


We recommend that you update your sup package. 


Upgrade Instructions 
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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 
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  Source archives: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2.dsc 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 538 f5817f83647a677ec6781c9d55843307 
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2.diff.gz 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 6859 7b9cf999b1fb2c7662024ceb0c498039 
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8.orig.tar.gz 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 111165 76371f01340ce62cd71687349c5aa27e 


  Alpha architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_alpha.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 103714 62123f3b8178825af23107d24c843bd1 


  ARM architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_arm.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 82756 a866d4f3b3fdbdb86e2db7ba745ea480 


  Intel IA-32 architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_i386.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 82624 580ca0b977cc27212c4e7778b435d4f3 


  Intel IA-64 architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_ia64.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 127664 cf7db9e24bbf333da16343bcdc5e9e82 


  HP Precision architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_hppa.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 94516 371292e2eaec3f04d49c8b29cb6e82ed 


  Motorola 680x0 architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_m68k.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 76454 4144ec09078326ba8e3facc6bef0e3b8 


  Big endian MIPS architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_mips.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 96814 c7e843b2ac5573c792c8c45910717f07 


  Little endian MIPS architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_mipsel.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 96452 c0558b55bce77470e1d9d52b515d39e1 


  PowerPC architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_powerpc.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 85246 06e0683ba5c24a406a02b131304a6e6f 


  IBM S/390 architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_s390.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 84656 b1e6f251fc3a22eb43d9bbd3044828bc 


  Sun Sparc architecture: 


    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sup/sup_1.8-8woody2_sparc.deb 
      Size/MD5 checksum: 89948 b8965ae16901df1eb9eb64faa8169d39 


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


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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-announcelists.debian.org 
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg> 
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