Debian: 'tinyproxy' vulnerability
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Debian PkC have found a heap overflow in tinyproxy that could be remotelyexploited. An attacker could gain a shell (user nobody) remotely.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-018-1                       security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                               Martin Schulze
January 23, 2001
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Package        : tinyproxy
Vulnerability  : remote nobody exploit
Debian-specific: no

PkC have found a heap overflow in tinyproxy that could be remotely
exploited.  An attacker could gain a shell (user nobody) remotely.

We recommend you upgrade your tinyproxy package immediately.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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  Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc
  architectures.


  Source archives:

     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: 747119973db206dfa681357262b92e05
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2.dsc
      MD5 checksum: b7566742b8d8f4ff165463b6ab7d9855
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/tinyproxy_1.3.1.orig.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: b81229f1cb0212cb12e3bfdbaccdb820

  Intel ia32 architecture:

     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: e542b2d9f936912d2b5d39eb2adbf39d

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: e73a5a6cd23ef8a9d6e35ada4b809515

  Sun Sparc architecture:

     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2_sparc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 98352a16b4dae2724f89e689c4d25d0e

  Alpha architecture:

     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2_alpha.deb
      MD5 checksum: 1c535ecf48a66d30a19246d45de8c40a

  PowerPC architecture:

     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2_powerpc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 9815f334c4954841a7025be8bde96776

  ARM architecture:

     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/tinyproxy_1.3.1-2_arm.deb
      MD5 checksum: 2bb2d2793731b196aaebad9c396b3af0


  These files will be moved into
   ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .

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