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Debian: New ftpd-ssl packages fix arbitrary code execution

A buffer overflow has been discovered in ftpd-ssl, a simple BSD FTP server with SSL encryption support, that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 896-1                                        Martin Schulze
November 15th, 2005           
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Package        : linux-ftpd-ssl
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3524
Debian Bug     : 339074

A buffer overflow has been discovered in ftpd-ssl, a simple BSD FTP
server with SSL encryption support, that could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain linux-ftpd-ssl

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.18+0.3-3sarge1

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

We recommend that you upgrade your ftpd-ssl 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 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      640 f1999dff20d8e5c7bebbdf3ae08d9fbc
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5157 bb183553291a97a7505dd3eba1ee28aa
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61388 525f77ad02c5593fa4c5cad9abc337b7

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    55448 5e4b657d47730305099a47ec2d8c84df

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    50938 87ab0d101dc0e1c14d38888231abf11f

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    49478 d964f72a931cee99c560c1f348b9f733

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48598 6092dcf5345c383959b9b8b3a9d9b65f

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    65312 1f80c1ef53e6151a8d7df0ed0f2160cb

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    53384 a247343d426eb9ecff838905432943d8

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    46112 bedd079aca908ad7f31f7fb8fe0ecab7

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52262 fe07040d4d3db4fe2cd4e02c873131ee

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52074 5b1e112532d8b07ab278d036515d85d3

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52050 bd09d568c4e634670c698dbe33cd4775

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    51862 d4cb84830ca8a631ed5e08344e286b18

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48822 d47e7a161940d64f82a7edb87df7ff3e

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

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

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