Debian: smb2www arbitrary command execution vulnerability
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Debian There is a security problem in smb2www. This could lead a remote attacker to execute arbitrary programs under the user id www-data on the host where smb2www is running.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 203-1                     security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
December 4th, 2002                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : smb2www
Vulnerability  : arbitrary command execution
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no

Robert Luberda found a security problem in smb2www, a Windows Network
client that is accessible through a web browser.  This could lead a
remote attacker to execute arbitrary programs under the user id
www-data on the host where smb2www is running.

This problem has been fixed in version 980804-16.1 for the current
stable distribution (woody), in version 980804-8.1 of the old stable
distribution (potato) and in version 980804-17 for the unstable
distribution (sid).

We recommend that you upgrade your smb2www package immediately.

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 2.2 alias potato
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  Source archives:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804-8.1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      531 09d916cdd021897ae9af0d46f11f9bb2
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804-8.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     9668 fcb0ddd008866ce9b3eff9c1e05d199b
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    67241 9a4fafcac398927a77bf18b669d50cd0

  Architecture independent components:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804-8.1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    72650 72d0d72844007aacdb091f1be5de0120


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804-16.1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      578 8529415e44fa30ab11a511d6547429e2
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804-16.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    17076 d40536ef907334686935f8f2cb86bec5
     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    67241 9a4fafcac398927a77bf18b669d50cd0

  Architecture independent components:

     http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/smb2www/smb2www_980804-16.1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    79050 6d443251ebe2389c26ac163e739ee80e


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

Survey on the use of Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato: 
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce-0211/msg00001.html

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