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Debian: New oftpd packages fix denial of service

A vulnerability was discovered in oftpd, an anonymous FTP server, whereby a remote attacker could cause the oftpd process to crash by specifying a large value in a PORT command. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 473-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
April 3rd, 2004                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : oftpd
Problem-Type   : denial of service
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0376
Debian bug     : 216871

A vulnerability was discovered in oftpd, an anonymous FTP server,
whereby a remote attacker could cause the oftpd process to crash by
specifying a large value in a PORT command.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.6-6.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 20040304-1.

We recommend that you update your oftpd 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/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      582 ec0796ba52c95ba4ee83414917b656c4
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    49463 329930f2d835f6c754b6c79a496f038a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    77201 78b4139bb0108297b9814564db986852

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    46166 cea2315f6960525ac9c113510f20dfbc

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    40084 28fb6ba5082855444980ca611e8429c0

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    38442 32cacf8eb9d37a8406302811ac3d62ac

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    53688 3142a68ecc08c448e082d339812796c8

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42828 eef0881c474cce76cdf012ac797b8203

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    39898 316629cf18ed8906ea09b84140ecf64c

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    39976 1e6fc0b5f9c402d15541f8d5bd6a36a9

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    39434 a712ef00a8bc169f4bfd319583367f59

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    38824 eb1405f335b5344b43b7617ee9b1ecfd

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/oftpd/oftpd_0.3.6-6_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42250 15668b00038e349cbf6b0331d791532d

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

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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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