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Debian: New gpsdrive packages fix arbitrary code execution

Kevin Finisterre discovered a format string vulnerability in gpsdrive, a car navigation system, that can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 891-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
November 9th, 2005                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : gpsdrive
Vulnerability  : format string
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3523

Kevin Finisterre discovered a format string vulnerability in gpsdrive,
a car navigation system, that can lead to the execution of arbitrary
code.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain gpsdrive packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.09-2sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.09-2sarge1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gpsdrive 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:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      650 7e940e752e94bdce9faa0edaa7b599a7
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5709 c68c7972e819dbf915309b3dff6d8d00
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1745509 eaa52cb220f3d10312a1046dd47126bb

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1341932 edb897742d7478528b35f8d977e3b617

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1309112 fe28e7fc09fabb7df65b01a6fbad7306

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1340502 b1575cef87779bb5bd674a8570e55b81

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1305800 6f735e27bacc7248585eca1b9f8d3f11

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1394362 1dcd199eb12a793a0d6849ef0a13ced6

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1344952 2e3fea6bf831df8a7bd2d040004c335f

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1286134 560e1f077a2699c86aa250de29e1cf49

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1305774 9cb3ec7b0e1745a4e13d8d58dcfaa18f

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1300386 2e434f792c53410379c1c5115fe1780b

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1316684 c188aada3e18d94c707d9a27a8e909b1

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1297600 18c6e478df84b060459da8ecbe8f5c11

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gpsdrive/gpsdrive_2.09-2sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1302592 ba2648e0afeb356323a6c65a87ba7b77


  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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Recent comments

08 Jan 2006 11:28 Avatar JoergOstertag

This Format Exploit is fixed in the CVS Version
This printf Format exploit is fixed in the actual CVS

Version.

The current Version can also be obtained at

http://www.ostertag.name/gpsdrive You'll find debian

Packages and tar.gz Files.

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