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Debian: 2068-1: python-cjson: buffer overflow Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Matt Giuca discovered a buffer overflow in python-cjson, a fast JSON encoder/decoder for Python. This allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (application crash) [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2068-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Giuseppe Iuculano
July 11, 2010                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : python-cjson
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CVE-2010-1666
Debian Bug     : 587700


Matt Giuca discovered a buffer overflow in python-cjson, a fast JSON
encoder/decoder for Python.
This allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (application crash)
through a specially-crafted Python script.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.5-1+lenny1

For the testing (squeeze) and the unstable (sid) distribution, this problem
has been fixed in version 1.0.5-3

We recommend that you upgrade your python-cjson package.

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
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Debian (stable)
- ---------------

Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    10978 4d55b66ecdf0300313af9d030d9644a3
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:     3892 106f2da130d255e076a7bf8f5c58a593
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1222 64a01e8f53b2ede46a66bca6ac19b693

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    73356 543d592991961edf70ba9b1dcd8e581c
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    16624 c3e3a1e12ca21be520f4695938b7e6df

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    73264 058c96847871f8a1850c2e6b785b38d5
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    16882 7fca836c1f1ddaf1a3cb689ab18e9ed7

arm architecture (ARM)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    64148 eddbd4ab8ed83a0c71407b64b85c939d
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14316 321156989fc68dccd2b2fd636fca9f47

armel architecture (ARM EABI)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_armel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    65278 25fa488695e376a0b09c56817466c584
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_armel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14914 bf0c565b9145ac5d461064d834e463b1

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    65442 6f296a2884b0a7851d3f8f665fd9a2b5
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    15522 09617cae5456886281fe98861e908c05

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14446 ee7ebf4760e7332d810cbc75899f077f
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    61442 6e0b7db1b436d7cf95d9b2c160fabefa

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    81688 b41279a42693faf74bcaec4db6e3e4bd
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    26956 820381374705502062ead4a26b0867e1

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    66044 b6425d327583fcd7d259683f0256800c
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14618 d5ca589e8f259bd13592e61a7a80ec22

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    65290 74f63444c91ecd17056f5dfda603496f
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14592 715e866822dc71ccca1791ad0c7709c3

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    18926 8711a13d0f5b309598b3e6e408d3cd5d
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    81490 f9b9489b6fbb66d90fe63e566874a7a0

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    63572 43ef034d108fc60a394fa48622706f10
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14494 c1ab81a9d467d56f137439717cae2fde

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson_1.0.5-1+lenny1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14158 26d07f1edd3caa21ac055ad9d6c98bcf
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/python-cjson/python-cjson-dbg_1.0.5-1+lenny1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    60610 260ee7d6e76937dca05b40aba15bd1c5


  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
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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