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Debian: New no-ip packages fix arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian A buffer overflow has been discovered in the HTTP parser of the Dynamic DNS update client, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1686-1                               Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 14, 2008           
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Package        : no-ip
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-5297
Debian Bug     : 506179

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the HTTP parser of the
Dynamic DNS update client, which may result in the execution of arbitrary

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.1-4+etch1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.7-11.

We recommend that you upgrade your no-ip 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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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:     5099 991539fbaabc7808f1e6540e6d2a7d37
    Size/MD5 checksum:    70553 a743fcd40699596d25347083eca86d52
    Size/MD5 checksum:      573 a46cc0befc6409b256e76abceec2bba8

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    25552 72ada61d338c9ca7ccf22de55168de1b

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    Size/MD5 checksum:    22740 eea473fb4410d7b7953150139378b56c

arm architecture (ARM)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    21486 eb86554f2e2b20c382810bcfce21ac96

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    23778 7212e0f6ef1b749de5531ff279fe63d1

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    20838 44598c7737861f61e7c6f012c65228f7

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    30888 ba8e62cc6fe5bf70631710b699adb9da

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:    23936 f3d9215b718a083354e9b9426577aafb

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:    23854 69f6d783ff8345c565910877e2db4909

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    22514 550fe870f5d0cb85e2ab96c510d70127

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    22842 37f9132b2f6aae1a828405ae701a325c

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    21020 191248685382bb6051853bba9081f012

  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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