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

Sign up!
EnGarde Community
What is the most important Linux security technology?
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: March 30th, 2015
Linux Advisory Watch: March 27th, 2015
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

Debian: 'ed' vulnerability Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by Team   
Debian Alan Cox discovered that GNU ed (a classed line editor tool)created temporary files unsafely.

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory 001-1                                      Wichert Akkerman
November 29, 2000
- ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : ed
Problem type   : symlink attack
Debian-specific: no

Alan Cox discovered that GNU ed (a classed line editor tool)
created temporary files unsafely. This has been fixed in version

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

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

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

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: 8f5e75fa0f1a8bcb5b2543aae5959701
      MD5 checksum: 311df85a3e80149b92f9070301eae1b9
      MD5 checksum: ddd57463774cae9b50e70cd51221281b

  Alpha architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 36c073a80dd76df83d340208eaf890bf

  ARM architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 73ffc5a13a0bc48f1a323cf84311caeb

  Intel ia32 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: bb6dbb9648a71c56d2cf1eb353407acf

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 5bc6b3054a5c995656153aa1b9e5509b

  PowerPC architecture:
      MD5 checksum: caf9df91afac75c11264d1ebb70e56cb

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      MD5 checksum: a940e903a4e3ae47dfbe5e5bc953e423

  These files will be moved into*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory$arch/ .

- -- 
- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
apt-get: deb stable/updates main
dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:

< Prev   Next >


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
Yesterday's Edition
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 2015 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.