LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Advisory Watch: November 21st, 2014
Linux Security Week: November 17th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Debian: New dnsmasq packages fix remote code execution Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the TFTP component of dnsmasq.
- ------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA-1876-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Florian Weimer
September 01, 2009                    http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : dnsmasq
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2009-2957 CVE-2009-2958

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the TFTP
component of dnsmasq.  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2009-2957
  A buffer overflow in TFTP processing may enable arbitrary code
  execution to attackers which are permitted to use the TFTP service.

CVE-2009-2958
  Malicious TFTP clients may crash dnsmasq, leading to denial of
  service.

The old stable distribution is not affected by these problems.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.45-1+lenny1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.50-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dnsmasq 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 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 5.0 alias lenny
- --------------------------------

Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq_2.45.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:   377466 59106495260bb2d0f184f0d4ae88d740
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq_2.45-1+lenny1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14514 c841708d86ea6a13f4f168d311638ff5
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq_2.45-1+lenny1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1006 377658fb3cb46cc670a86e475ff70533

Architecture independent packages:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq_2.45-1+lenny1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    12110 716c6f4f6e478f5a0f248725e4544dda

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   267294 d7ba6bd2b7363246587cf4ab8b78f721

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   258118 3b5fc290f6bfacd7450fbc138e63bcb7

arm architecture (ARM)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   250676 0011c21826ab5f3b9c64444113acc97f

armel architecture (ARM EABI)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_armel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   252830 5999eff243a849fe31fba765e92228d0

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   258292 cadea4880ef01292affd271cde276226

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   251182 cdad8cd873dc28fd69fdd7ca2e59cec1

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   301522 2723ddacd61bf4378115a1701848fa2c

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   256426 0873691aa0b37c2873e93e1132d0db95

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   257982 dd6342a053fc0bb9a3be6ec5b4aa3b2f

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   257426 58e705f584e41b2598a6d62bfc7e2671

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   255328 3abfb764f944344064aed16352156b04

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-base_2.45-1+lenny1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   252234 4a6db5969b47698346b59828928dc0b5


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

- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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
 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.