Debian: New bsmtpd packages fix arbitrary command execution
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 690-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
February 25th, 2005                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : bsmtpd
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0107

Bastian Blank a vulnerability in bsmtpd, a batched SMTP mailer for
sendmail and postfix.  Unsanitised addresses can cause the execution
of arbitrary commands during alleged mail delivery.


For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3pl8b-12woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3pl8b-16.

We recommend that you upgrade your bsmtpd 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 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      580 a52f31e37ed84f6c77334d42b285d327
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    16757 25feec8311fd898c59a187c048876331
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    21212 d474faf9252f6ba381a57bb2f1aaf48d

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    34626 7e8281efce33079aa51426283369e1fd

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32010 4d74ca73f494c8d6babf2c58b100b06b

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    30210 22fa9205cfd747abf64a1974efc25900

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    39420 ebe934e628a84dd653b7f3f5c8d3db50

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    33990 9b9252f3347b7e26e6057b655f6dfe1f

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    29404 1cd6143691b6f8c30d899e9a05db1be4

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32212 902f889f98881692e24c5cac80ac2046

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32270 8df7c0f9206a297352fe27ec2ed7aa10

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32036 05b57cae1bd29bae629836608ba6c6e1

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31982 25e56d69999ad2023e97952dd64a6471

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/b/bsmtpd/bsmtpd_2.3pl8b-12woody1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    34962 f29ca8fd647fe459e173f1ed68b80d49


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

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