LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: April 7th, 2014
Linux Advisory Watch: April 4th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Debian: horde and imp vulnerabilities Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Debian A vulnerability exists that could allow a user to run arbitrary commands on the server.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory                             security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
September 10, 2000
- ------------------------------------------------------------------------


Package        : horde and imp
Problem type   : remote exploit
Debian-specific: no

imp as distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 suffered from insufficient
checking of user supplied data: the IMP webmail interface did not check
the $from variable which contains the sender address for shell
metacharacters. This could be used to run arbitrary commands on the
server running imp.

To fix this horde (the library imp uses) has been modified to sanitize
$from, and imp has been patched to improve checking of user input.

The updated versions are horde 1.2.1-0 and imp 2.2.1-0, and we strongly
recommend you upgrade both packages immediately.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.


Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink
- ---------------------------------

  The slink release did not contain horde and imp.


Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
- ---------------------------------

  Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc
  architectures.

  Source archives:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/horde_1.2.1-0.dsc
      MD5 checksum: b8043b7e3ffaa77ac7e1d2ceea251d94
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/horde_1.2.1-0.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: ac8b3ef0fcb82ea13b17ff3139d64383
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/imp_2.2.1-0.dsc
      MD5 checksum: 6799d4fa13a565fee72c7b24933162f3
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/imp_2.2.1-0.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: fb21210aa6e60c47b8387911f353c307

  Architecture indendent archives:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-all/horde_1.2.1-0_all.deb
      MD5 checksum: 092bf9089947620cf5b6385a132088bd
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-all/imp_2.2.1-0_all.deb
      MD5 checksum: 3e74e9fea07e52726f1c0e50b07c4348

  These files will be moved into
   ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .

- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
For apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable updates
For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

- -- 
- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
For apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable updates
For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: 2.6.3ia
Charset: noconv

iQB1AwUBObuHGajZR/ntlUftAQHJSAL/ZmrCYrulLefKnR43jmkoe2BLYbAP3r7J
0LqdY9PdyOUIoe7NMawTZvD/D7XiKpcHwQ+oddJ6YGYRMwy/6c7fPhoiimPZcqOe
MbM+NBpd9n7242XEZEb8Ge3z8DDxHD20
=hBAX
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Weekend Edition
Heartbleed: Security experts reality-check the 3 most hysterical fears
Open source trounces proprietary software for code defects, Coverity analysis finds
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.