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Debian: 'uucp' Remote DoS Print E-mail
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Debian An authentication agent in the uucp package does not properly terminate certain long input strings.

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Debian Security Advisory                                 security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                                Michael Stone
May 27, 2002
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Package: uucp
Vulnerability: remote dos
Debian-specific: yes

We have received reports that in.uucpd, an authentication agent in the
uucp package, does not properly terminate certain long input strings.
This has been corrected in uucp package version 1.06.1-11potato3 for
Debian 2.2 (potato) and in version 1.06.1-18 for the upcoming (woody)
release.

We recommend you upgrade your uucp package immediately.

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 alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.

  Source archives:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: 72a754638558507ee3f1794a22133db3
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3.dsc
      MD5 checksum: 549d78afae9c33422dbb325f5e2f60b9
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/uucp_1.06.1.orig.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: 390af5277915fcadbeee74d2f3038af9

  Alpha architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3_alpha.deb
      MD5 checksum: 15fac849328d57860aedf2cba8274170

  ARM architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3_arm.deb
      MD5 checksum: 410fe766a74528e6b7564821e4b3aa7e

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: 26f22db0eeed4cabad46861112d94d47

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: 80ce564f52e43917c7e76411adfe6206

  PowerPC architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3_powerpc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 744c3a2c394a02ada9ef6c43b539fab9

  Sun Sparc architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/uucp_1.06.1-11potato3_sparc.deb
      MD5 checksum: d3ac8428c4d2f65573b0946a31234422

  These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next
  revision.


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

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

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