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Debian: New ktorrent packages fix directory traversal Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that ktorrent, a BitTorrent client for KDE, was vulnerable to a directory traversal bug which potentially allowed remote users to overwrite arbitrary files.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1373-1                                       Steve Kemp
September 11th, 2007        
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Package        : ktorrent
Vulnerability  : directory traversal
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-1799
Debian Bug     : 432007

It was discovered that ktorrent, a BitTorrent client for KDE, was vulnerable
to a directory traversal bug which potentially allowed remote users to
overwrite arbitrary files.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version

For the old stable distribution (sarge), this package was not present.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem was fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your ktorrent 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:      663 ec1366a6819ce30b5891b7c4e0e51986
    Size/MD5 checksum:  2183095 3aef60283e457b7e13c1719387251612
    Size/MD5 checksum:    12570 09ef4b627881d0aa29f682dbcf860ae7

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1678764 e9fec2e0c67431d8df32f97fd42dd408

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1587096 dea2c2add2b28f51c37838104cbacab6

arm architecture (ARM)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1676742 4b3494cbabc09ae553459934d3544536

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1760846 6f4a58a69b7b61d71f8269c38351d96c

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1580584 0a98af7db2be8b6a01d4eeb4da3d20ef

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1801310 4c336b16545584e3047e5f4ba11a3994

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1537750 36579943948e4d73039399978fbc138a

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1518836 5d8c0b09e86c98680d083e903c4ca0cc

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1563558 b4d85977441bd37b7390af3efe924ad4

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1553024 cb40c3218f0c300590ea2ae91a577a36

  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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