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Debian: New mydns packages fix denial of service

It was discovered that in MyDNS, a domain name server with database backend, the daemon could be crashed through malicious remote update requests, which may lead to denial of service. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1434-1                                  Thijs Kinkhorst
December 16, 2007           
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Package        : mydns
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-2362

It was discovered that in MyDNS, a domain name server with database
backend, the daemon could be crashed through malicious remote update
requests, which may lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.1.0-7etch1.

The old stable distribution (sarge) is not affected.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.0-8.

We recommend that you upgrade your mydns packages.

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 4.0 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1016 6d0a22d23d6a218b2f6c36a0973fec29
   Size/MD5 checksum:    23201 68288d6559240f652b363175077ee372

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   283646 605abae7c94de5d29b3c0b2e627ba3de
   Size/MD5 checksum:   276524 2ba115052634baec10286c91a5cc6ce6

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
   Size/MD5 checksum:   261562 fb735c256a150474a83b162823817666
   Size/MD5 checksum:   254146 57ff5991069034d7c97be430b8149aaa

arm architecture (ARM)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   244500 8361e2dfe50de8abb41d97c0bde6c8fa
   Size/MD5 checksum:   233926 3410cf9b02fea32800f7273b0db312c3

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   259956 dd54add61133e98ca326ffbba9d45491
   Size/MD5 checksum:   267084 d457000b6afc8dcf160e06f91e5449d8

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   249396 a0d5f307f3eedfc6c85a587cc5572463
   Size/MD5 checksum:   241112 a2ef881adaf58f206315b6843f6e0f0f

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   336738 80c0da6e223de21d5d13ee34667c17ec
   Size/MD5 checksum:   342716 4f95f73ebe81ae596edeae7145a55be9

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:   257376 e607aff2b4d31066337d10a6168831a8
   Size/MD5 checksum:   264792 c1f711aa974118740dd077078004a0bc

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:   257854 10b2f0d2ad613f24d9a1a316fd5c3699
   Size/MD5 checksum:   265208 ec23fa6fb9fcd9c2422ff61838b65a04

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   257796 7e94fa5255766b49edf123c1e1546aa0
   Size/MD5 checksum:   265724 d59b359ac1d764bb57963ee2f962e7ce

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   259718 fe3cb919cd468a1ad1bec7e713985087
   Size/MD5 checksum:   251832 f9873c503c9bb69c4394462f50046caf

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   242156 7dd509904242e7843649db676bb1c473
   Size/MD5 checksum:   232728 070e9127edf6b7b30cd6fc8927b63fc8

 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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