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Debian: New noweb packages fix insecure temporary file creation

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that a script in noweb, a web like literate-programming tool, creates a temporary file in an insecure fashion. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 968-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
February 13th, 2006                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : noweb
Vulnerability  : insecure temporary file
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3342

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit project
discovered that a script in noweb, a web like literate-programming
tool, creates a temporary file in an insecure fashion.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.9a-7.4.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.10c-3.2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.10c-3.2.

We recommend that you upgrade your nowebm 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/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a-7.4.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      607 bf3b668844d776f0a6407b0d101387c8
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a-7.4.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    41695 7b801aef10ce6464b1877d17975f82a4
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   687372 1096b16aaa281a97e269eb5d80236296

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1339666 ead77005297d67d7edbae25beb36a3c1

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1061550 0bf9e6154471326e6d075ff1de8377d6

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   964162 d825f5232dc13f83f64e7c7c7a1da1d5

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1257692 ca737693fa77c65177318945ef0ebb21

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   920590 9a2e3e06262ccbcf8f5a4d2c9a86a7d5

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1145392 08e92aef2a6dd4266b55a8daed3277b2

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1142188 9a97dbda4c8451ceeabaa89e3d27ea14

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1063836 2b752a9a33a3cdde5bd638cb1ce29301

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   984310 659e07e3b2b1be956b97f6eab9afa478

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.4_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1094822 31bad539ee4c6cca00a982a168cd8e31


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.10c-3.2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      613 caa2eea783c5422d9228b21d0336d15c
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.10c-3.2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    11237 5b3d362fb1c1bac5c547969fed01a6a3
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.10c.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   712332 30bbacf1fb2a402410e5ad2fb600d9fc

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   538598 08451e42ced3107985de6175e579796a

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   535386 973680293dc7b0e778bcbb25db41a0b1

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   519836 9845b6c4fd1d774393bc1a502a9c94fb

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   516632 1cb91db43945c118f9f66b48ed2e6daa

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   552976 29019df9ab966e815ddf02abbaa20e91

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   525442 b6cfdbb4482a73bedc16156d141e1c09

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   520616 9ed973c5d96aff4e3b20a437a9228ef3

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   532836 947e80ca3fae44b4152314d5433d92d6

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   530754 095d4a98e980b8085c5c91599e69975b

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   522700 f8828ede194357d5f7e062aa172c8cb7

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   524992 b5aa4136babd2b29b37c1c899e65428c

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.10c-3.2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   522776 4d8491cba2d49a6ec196d0241ac1b840


  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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