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Debian: New netpbm-free packages fix arbitrary command execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Max Vozeler from the Debian Audit Project discovered that pstopnm, a converter from Postscript to the PBM, PGM and PNM formats, launches Ghostscript in an insecure manner, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary shell commands, when converting specially crafted Postscript files.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1021-1                                   Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 28th, 2006              
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Package        : netpbm-free
Vulnerability  : insecure program execution
Problem-Type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2005-2471
Debian Bug     : 319757

Max Vozeler from the Debian Audit Project discovered that pstopnm, a
converter from Postscript to the PBM, PGM and PNM formats, launches
Ghostscript in an insecure manner, which might lead to the execution
of arbitrary shell commands, when converting specially crafted Postscript

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 9.20-8.6.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 10.0-8sarge3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 10.0-9.

We recommend that you upgrade your netpbm 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 3.0 alias woody
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:    53735 721ed5b2af8111f48d0ffab313fece69
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1882851 0f153116c21bc7d2e167e574a486c22f

  Alpha architecture:
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  ARM architecture:
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  Intel IA-32 architecture:
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  HP Precision architecture:
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  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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  Big endian MIPS architecture:
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  Little endian MIPS architecture:
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  PowerPC architecture:
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  Sun Sparc architecture:
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Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:
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  Alpha architecture:
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  AMD64 architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:    77218 f461a1534155d14d088d1a35cf94ca55
      Size/MD5 checksum:   118470 d8ba27472d84604d44ec62980383e228
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1277544 95d31444582a35c1bec3b3de390175a5

  ARM architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:   114730 9d22f8d0d825f4cc46c2d42d371af074
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68990 1d3572760f38724c2827e1c89abfc633
      Size/MD5 checksum:   115128 7dd9c69212c671887ba327f1c9329845
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1226748 c4af4638688cd84e0375d8df116ab82f

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:    72126 08703104d2bb7c079b49f5882f0d857e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   110794 0f222a569c99875b8a57ad67aaf8ba5a
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1199592 f188e9a9b2a51ef9b14821b449a32762

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:   154744 7c2ee1187e81edab894946e915e72ea3
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107300 6be0ca5d5ab077bb835512a71a043fb0
      Size/MD5 checksum:   155086 25b6bdb1b24d2cd3ed72b769ef3ad86e
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1816682 af1cc6c400e6886fc54586f032fd0598

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    78046 a0e4c45e15e6fab90cfdec4dc390c5fd
      Size/MD5 checksum:   128158 1b0773fce61c13522212db7ebf539a71
      Size/MD5 checksum:    88692 e58e427d27e4a44b4716236f5aec9c12
      Size/MD5 checksum:   128598 98c093ab671f3bab24f268b3c7585264
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1410222 0ba110fa378d121d062de06d408b16b6

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    62368 a45755f99286e6bb6b91a2bb1714b110
      Size/MD5 checksum:   105462 6f055c7c83c58e9bad393d7bf7843f58
      Size/MD5 checksum:    69684 cbc9edf8df5dff5eb8b36ea616ad5614
      Size/MD5 checksum:   105692 c4e0a32abb85a0163a5c4dbff72aeb08
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1119318 46439a0c83a1f5ffec00d0c059bdcd28

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68774 ef59d0b8df5cf4f6169ffbbcafe48c4f
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120088 36a96b933b8c3402c30e0a88193cfd91
      Size/MD5 checksum:    75586 5ac797c97977f0ff5b88c3adea415161
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120448 efe1caff0de74873bcc3f963fa9ec96f
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1671220 2930529698c1278308e5b303b53d8fb1

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68478 7b3096ec24ce3c48e9f3dd2a0c361db5
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120198 8b1fab1594d00bf345381c140118ff75
      Size/MD5 checksum:    75248 a4a4ece604f1c66ec869b144f7ae85ac
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120512 4852a2d6bddfb862adc3a316a779fb9d
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1678132 9af4d1f2951bc3893e3324d9eddff6e5

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    71218 76d6b6f4cf2c8a158d335f6e54c23e05
      Size/MD5 checksum:   123644 35c5e119de071196c444e3be4477a4ca
      Size/MD5 checksum:    83410 99b0eb7540481c0c6df768a845efe230
      Size/MD5 checksum:   123942 09ab06bb83a6c99cb798651ed2e7e608
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  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    70518 4445977f65a5cae98c0865cada636133
      Size/MD5 checksum:   115276 86542c64b14be55f44cccf3c4000ed53
      Size/MD5 checksum:    77694 aee811d396c593dddbb7e419cfa54a69
      Size/MD5 checksum:   115734 1bdb57b109389b24e74b8e4ced024a4c
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1256970 cf95c5fe46657084c6d57d3280577b1b

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    67822 77ebd64234266c031a4ef3d7224bd0eb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   117370 578ee01c401f5e431b94a1f313c1563c
      Size/MD5 checksum:    74580 5ccffb3fab23b591c9ef2356492f5e10
      Size/MD5 checksum:   117754 30fcb12a7d466a46854963d7d5e1233b
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1279526 9fd316722e0358d32b3e5d4cd616f4df

  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
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