Debian: New libconvert-uulib-perl packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 727-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
May 20th, 2005                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libconvert-uulib-perl
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-1349

Mark Martinec and Robert Lewis discovered a buffer overflow in
Convert::UUlib, a Perl interface to the uulib library, which may
result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.201-2woody1.

For the testing (sarge) and unstable (sid) distributions this problem
has been fixed in version 1.0.5.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libconvert-uulib-perl 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/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      657 fd6e57ac7638a87870b764f9e33b75d0
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     2360 da8d0535347a1666befc8e0e3a8757ed
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   291809 62908cff06d03d63be8dfb24d32246f1

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    80730 3352fbb77e0f4688ac4d61432bb67d5a

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    73516 5ad5a858f40c88d5b9b370c6fb69c3bd

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64634 0157bd23decf30f047696ae7ccec67d0

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   101176 ccb2e4ff4dc330a9e92e53fae89298e7

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    81840 3806c681213d6a06f23d8a54f7f6e3b1

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    63562 4e04dd2473dde9ced51167e45d9dad69

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64858 e5ac1f6678c0a721bd3a472ea47b0fd4

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64774 d320a2c04519b9aa4c776eb6b8cc4364

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    73272 f94a8d46fff4cac0963657d2231f83ae

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    69986 cf4f9cc64f53fd6e5cf9d36e3abb058d

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libc/libconvert-uulib-perl/libconvert-uulib-perl_0.201-2woody1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    74130 80a8d51e6240b8c269e7fb1d4660e2a5


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

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