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Debian: New tcpreen packages fix denial of service

It was discovered that several buffer overflows in tcpreen, a tool for monitoring a TCP connection may lead to denial of service. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1443-1                               Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 03, 2008            
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Package        : tcpreen
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-6562

It was discovered that several buffer overflows in tcpreen, a tool for
monitoring a TCP connection may lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.3-0.1etch1.

The old stable distribution (sarge) doesn't contain tcpreen.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.3-0.3.

We recommend that you upgrade your tcpreen 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 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:      579 83c33a7131f3191048aba4b610e292ca
   Size/MD5 checksum:   232290 5600968d012f8353e4e0797d4c330393
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26016 b1af9b7571c037713b123f33e5e79721

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    44064 5dc26f1233f232305b7c8d2e2e2cb4ac

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
   Size/MD5 checksum:    42494 5cc27918abcac4a19eb661894005e963

arm architecture (ARM)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    39378 10c0d8bd70154755e372318e39f10266

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    43848 7039041a01ddcd25e74cfb6c025d3e6c

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    40274 bcd58bac3ae59767861a9fee6653e882

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    48438 85ac614d61faa5a66d7e14efd5490daf

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:    43610 9fb5942fc0d95e87c2a8e3964c30b8d7

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:    43620 e9b81ad8b5e0f05501c264b5efd6ed7f

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    40848 43b0d65c0a8445d7d5880f87a5fbb005

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    41020 e4d80551b7ffe958f9ad7103b2973087

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    39366 e897ed3d4b1d0b85225f88f8a0cc0990

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

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For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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