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Debian: New devil packages fix buffer overflow Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Stefan Cornelius discovered a buffer overflow in devil, a cross-platform image loading and manipulation toolkit, which could be triggered via a crafted Radiance RGBE file. This could potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1717                                     Steffen Joeris
February 05, 2009           
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Package        : devil
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CVE-2008-5262
Debian Bugs    : 511844 512122

Stefan Cornelius discovered a buffer overflow in devil, a cross-platform
image loading and manipulation toolkit, which could be triggered via a
crafted Radiance RGBE file. This could potentially lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.7-5+etch1.

For the testing distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.8-rc2-3+lenny1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.7.5-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your devil 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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Debian (stable)
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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:      784 00a9a200619160d990ed2a2deeb4238d
    Size/MD5 checksum:     8379 414a516d9fef38921dbd538d78adcac0
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3013312 0d0c3842196d85c4e24bedabcd84f626

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   372974 ee2e6a0b9c8df07f1824762d551e042a
    Size/MD5 checksum:   477468 51486ac6ff1b4cd5e7240f310873a7b4

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   320946 7a851f7411b600951c6f933008b514c9
    Size/MD5 checksum:   271718 0a202d4d921a1a00a82b3f6f9976e1b6

arm architecture (ARM)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   297386 fb284b115a2d299e59facbfa903130aa
    Size/MD5 checksum:   264932 39a535af14195508964c9ca1775c3132

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   410562 e34d8590f7c2e05d6cf02a118c211655
    Size/MD5 checksum:   347448 d21505b2fde524a40ee31f0efa12970a

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   252798 aca0fc8776489aba07f6a6a103fb52f9
    Size/MD5 checksum:   286098 1f1bfc9efdd189ea5b430a50ca281cca

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   481276 ad48301776addd355e4ffa46374c84d7
    Size/MD5 checksum:   552778 bd8f6164f68262a7cce113ca541660ef

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   377338 0ce969cf88ed85d64c03211eb2268794
    Size/MD5 checksum:   301428 8c80a1520fe67db9f79ebcb12570bebc

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   376332 4c9b8f756eabdd857d9a17d6a74f9b1c
    Size/MD5 checksum:   302362 ae2dd9e16b1ef239ce1779e16bb89d3e

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   368536 e3b1f038afadaffb44ac17a78cb57f15
    Size/MD5 checksum:   294498 129bc064f6920f5847a539b42e262e2f

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   310166 a4e8bfb5603d45fe62e678ac8b2affb8
    Size/MD5 checksum:   290248 fc76306188733c38b307662e3105cc70

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   276480 1387371202c1c4d72288ba07db4dc20b
    Size/MD5 checksum:   329950 50da6f88bfeec78c9a98173a5e254730

  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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