Debian: New prozilla packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 719-1                                        Martin Schulze
April 28th, 2005              
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Package        : prozilla
Vulnerability  : format string problems
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0523
BugTraq ID     : 12635

Several format string problems have been discovered in prozilla, a
multi-threaded download accelerator, that can be exploited by a
malicious server to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running prozilla.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.3.6-3woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in

We recommend that you upgrade your prozilla 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:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      612 b928187dd8f03148a2539d4b3c80b438
      Size/MD5 checksum:     9649 fe452d3b07b843d9bdb0a62eea08b32e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   152755 65864dfe72f5cb7d7e595ca6f34fc7d7

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    78456 67eb74ad4ef6f7b11fb6d0c84e97e885

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    65416 ee4e2b27282f5d797388cf9db6bb1ae6

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64420 ca9cf2d80468eb3c6f262efd2865f32f

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    93510 41775fe0d297ef48a07decba2df534d0

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    74488 8d7ccf055d158ddd57f29ff6a67a54ba

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61402 087350199da0c600391b0975956d097a

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    73084 5a5e06a2436b08c7133ce1a21b97a167

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    73182 8479c67ce0ccb680821aeddba9fdb2e5

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68490 7c83bdce09185e681b20c3903fcc18fd

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    65476 e25037beaff259f42db818fb8e8a403b

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68120 a1c98ba0fad335c84930c8894bf57435

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

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