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Debian: 'nextaw', 'xaw3d', and 'xaw95' vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Debian It has been reported that the AsciiSrc and MultiSrc widget in the Athena widget library handle temporary files insecurely.

Debian Security Advisory DSA-037-1                                            Martin Schulze
March 7, 2001

Package        : nextaw, xaw3d, xaw95
Vulnerability  : insecure tempfile handling
Type           : local insecure tempfile bug
Debian-specific: no
Fixed version  : nextaw 0.5.1-34potato1
                 xaw3d 1.3-6.9potato1
                 xaw95 1.1-4.6potato1

It has been reported that the AsciiSrc and MultiSrc widget in the
Athena widget library handle temporary files insecurely.  Joey Hess
has ported the bugfix from XFree86 to these Xaw replacements

We recommend you upgrade your nextaw, xaw3d and xaw95 packages.

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

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

  Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc
  architectures.  This package, though, is only fixed for i386 and
  m68k.  The version for sparc is still vulnerable and isn't
  maintained anymore.

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: 39f64281940612d3fcd9caab2e577aec
      MD5 checksum: 8f4d5420ccb9a10eeba1bbbbf4039618
      MD5 checksum: ca6b7f0cd5929c67d31bec1cc85597fd
      MD5 checksum: a0253eff70f0e295471a57b085475b94
      MD5 checksum: d058e2bcf84375b47237c731b2226ed6
      MD5 checksum: 9475773be43a669ef347bd5b99f9ff7c
      MD5 checksum: 8e2814e26829f8618407bddc2a8139a0
      MD5 checksum: e1e851e56e8bd55e7aa7ad75d53e1795
      MD5 checksum: e0983faf630fa74dfa2c0d5ed10635ea

  Intel ia32 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 8d4c42a419d12058a81a4875c0482683
      MD5 checksum: b8d4405cf60e0cdae4a67078c3c5df54
      MD5 checksum: c2d82fd02430195fb2e2f63dea884b37
      MD5 checksum: da8c800a7e533970914beea1288eac86
      MD5 checksum: f44322639de2bcb5049fa3360602fb79
      MD5 checksum: ad465ec7dd6b7cdf155da49ed40fd0f1

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 0cecbd698a8f2c38d9853b8955375278
      MD5 checksum: 80961f0094a9e150354a44c80a2aedcb
      MD5 checksum: 48e1ab6da9de7decca460c4bcd0ed0db
      MD5 checksum: bf128f7f8b208e65e40b66e39ad895c8
      MD5 checksum: 1a18260226eb093deb72a249b20c8dc4
      MD5 checksum: 66bc729de8b5ac24e81679a223aab3c6

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    Not fixed, not maintained.

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

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

For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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