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Debian: New typespeed packages fix arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Niko Tyni discovered a buffer overflow in the processing of network data in typespeed, a game for testing and improving typing speed, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1084-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                 Steve Kemp
May 31st, 2006                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : typespeed
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-1515

Niko Tyni discovered a buffer overflow in the processing of network
data in typespeed, a game for testing and improving typing speed, which
could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.1-2.4.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.4-8sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.4-10.

We recommend that you upgrade your typespeed packages.


Upgrade Instructions
- --------------------

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 at the end of this advisory:

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:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      575 dde5c050b1e67ffe4514b9dedce6b7fc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     8612 c431a405c883545c348dad82ff0c5128
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    35492 0af9809cd20bd9010732ced930090f32

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    44616 e12714bb06b857244da1dd39bdb17a6e

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    39268 e6652cd262056a06c92c9a6715033ec5

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    39006 e69aa8f0bad65aa5f8b85792b5ea63be

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    50214 d09c640908ada757a3d37980ea80d6fd

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42168 2b14f1071f09ec1a8a20f1cd62a17654

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    37690 79068703c63e95c32d0e9a732065a42b

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    41270 222ba830c5e6d37ee7a9458a84a52074

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    41324 e229b337a3d761192afc307931d6310e

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    41550 02b214201c33b7f678749f56414f6853

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    39120 9d72d98cd5b59e79dc71f5cdd5bffa00

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.1-2.4_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    43222 1091af6dcd4e56c43a8b981ed2668105


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      596 6e67253c4c56b5709eb5829cf4a632c8
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     6758 6a41c5d37ffca328987e7197adad8e4a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    38526 97ca3e3d0323c41ecc4f453f557287ea

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48440 6ff82fd7eedb568a2be2f5c4700684d1

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    44794 a3445610ea2b592e8645ac5b48594c59

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42730 6cf403893027e9bedb7595633bc7a5bf

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    43658 2a94279891b65dbb7210b171f1c53eea

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    51616 eb4684a919ac5de384d38f47354a80da

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    45626 062d5c56ef74f9e10360deca3ffc68ce

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    40800 ed5e4fac0988dee0bbfee83ab13de297

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    44558 822e562fa01e8a7563eb18a08a425005

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    44676 1c843ae3509f4544a58b3b0c912391bc

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    46168 fd09deb94f21912eeb2f128057be6b48

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    43568 ca68bf775e8175a4706b684ef13ca25b

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/typespeed/typespeed_0.4.4-8sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    43240 b6ef1046141a03b80d9f188a9f4d5a5a


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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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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