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Debian: New zaptel packages fix privilege escalation

An array index error in zaptel, a set of drivers for telephony hardware, could allow users to crash the system or escalate their privileges by overwriting kernel memory. Updated packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1699-1                                   Florian Weimer
January 11, 2009            
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Package        : zaptel
Vulnerability  : array index error
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-5396 CVE-2008-5744
Debian Bug     : 507459 510583

An array index error in zaptel, a set of drivers for telephony hardware,
could allow users to crash the system or escalate their privileges by
overwriting kernel memory (CVE-2008-5396).

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version

For the unstable distribution (sid) and the testing distribution
(lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.11~dfsg-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your zaptel 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:
   Size/MD5 checksum:   112903 deb886bbf7ec5183a8b8f2acdb282aca
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1192239 a8b32a69e6c6dd1caf526eef4d0c4487
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1273 a76cdc21eb9bcecf25dcd5815f65fc2d

Architecture independent packages:
   Size/MD5 checksum:   928098 804dbf80db1756a21d25e78b339d04c6

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    28412 da608a05b2dc20dc78ac7869d96ac8d9
   Size/MD5 checksum:    27152 dc847d4d989985cc64de8cf5ddc9c278
   Size/MD5 checksum:   118832 52a926c91d66dc696ceb1adcde3e8766

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
   Size/MD5 checksum:   112450 b97b640e292ec75039d88a149048bf37
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26040 4644fc0debb57cb63d0ecd2a065628d2
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26898 a816ba6f8001ce15f21436e55086c0ba

arm architecture (ARM)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   111358 1ea716a259d884d2f60587e0c0bff0d5
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26418 53817f46e87cdffc0ff1f7f552f0abcd
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26830 2b3cfe526622aef8c8a013ed488a3618

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    27560 c83b30d1fa4c97736612490b4a3315a5
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26514 9512ab4bcdefd131908e5dcba7544054
   Size/MD5 checksum:   109262 0be95fc29308efcbc541d4666caf77c4

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    28766 58c733396e6c7306917ae9afba6ad500
   Size/MD5 checksum:   136616 f09671965e51b3a0c6151735b5a470bc
   Size/MD5 checksum:    28400 8c55b47382faede9b16afd6ecca8f883

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:   112786 bb7b9050df100c78fb21227a4bcdd4bb
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26088 550da9590e11841dba8652209fe24e7c
   Size/MD5 checksum:    27218 f6ae1b88b22c6dd2ff2376adc739c13c

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    27432 6b94c97d24e9caa31b6f091f1e7aa4fe
   Size/MD5 checksum:    28420 f1eae93d4742fe5786465bea8a8599f0
   Size/MD5 checksum:   113630 09a921631b767f79b652808ca49e6831

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
   Size/MD5 checksum:   114156 247c08c3342bcac8a41b6211d69581a9
   Size/MD5 checksum:    27532 8fefbe0635e726df678199120adc28c2
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26946 908083d23841896ce931c625ea6f632e

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:    26758 306a85a06dad10720e3783e9b3566a4e
   Size/MD5 checksum:    27776 4f8098832f55f4b13900cf8f684bf68b
   Size/MD5 checksum:   111288 c8e4caf317b017bf3987f34c656c9434

 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
Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)


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