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Debian: New CVS packages fix buffer overflow

Derek Robert Price discovered a potential buffer overflow vulnerability in the CVS server, based on a malformed Entry, which serves the popular Concurrent Versions System. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 517-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
June 10th, 2004                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cvs
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0414

Derek Robert Price discovered a potential buffer overflow
vulnerability in the CVS server, based on a malformed Entry, which
serves the popular Concurrent Versions System.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.11.1p1debian-9woody6.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.12.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cvs 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/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      693 78cbaadcaaca26b6314519f07438f315
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    53411 8929158c0e561a3a9dfffb3fe139ebcc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2621658 500965ab9702b31605f8c58aa21a6205

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1178980 a0cbfe582bc24d6aeaabf73864cf5ea7

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1105486 b72090d480345f2d53a9865508ccbde6

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1086270 045983b8647b3c1ddfdf790f38827099

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1271230 345ffdefe2745de88627909480628d3c

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1147628 d13cf3f32407ec327dff62079825aa97

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1065934 61ace03fa7975fd2d16b52973635823a

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1130030 a246813a0ec77d80ca670dd4d8b3cf6e

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1131336 0e207672b627d0273967a98893d85afd

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1116424 d43475e6515397d7b2cdabbf3841e4eb

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1097264 547f092cf847da218eea35301575319c

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cvs/cvs_1.11.1p1debian-9woody6_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1107512 c960e899d7e95b357a1fff411d86bd6e



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

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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-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/

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