Debian: New id3lib3.8.3 packages fix denial of service
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Nikolaus Schulz discovered that a programming error in id3lib, an ID3 Tag Library, may lead to denial of service through symlink attacks.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1365-2                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 9th, 2007                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : id3lib3.8.3
Vulnerability  : programming error
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-4460
Debian Bug     : 438540

Nikolaus Schulz discovered that a programming error in id3lib, an ID3 Tag
Library, may lead to denial of service through symlink attacks.

This update to DSA 1365-2 provides fixes packages for the stable
distribution (etch).

We recommend that you upgrade your id3lib3.8.3 packages.


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 4.0 alias etch
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/id3lib3.8.3_3.8.3-6etch1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      652 ada1a9d686cbfe925a34b2173227b47e
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/id3lib3.8.3_3.8.3-6etch1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   135226 495cb5f4610853f02a740e9b7c1a71c5
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/id3lib3.8.3_3.8.3.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   950726 19f27ddd2dda4b2d26a559a4f0f402a7

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   341286 c074664c96375662596d490ce9e59e2f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   187286 a6cb95da944dfe5e1a28cbf5136f3b6f

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   283136 6fe99daa8aab3fd9549ab7d2db11aedc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   176214 e35c8545fe42ae16362144e23772735a

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   277156 4f1e8102266eb7fe3f42dd613274c02a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   179072 fa3c352ad012326b3753fa1b7b189eaf

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   305654 f9d69c8cdb5585e5b1dc3a9742b5edce
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   196342 fa9087816b58d9ed207e25401906c64a

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   263064 6b7e0823707843fa76158a0e1ba7f42f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   176662 05ca5942a44486b658a44e4bee16154d

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   351960 6fd56a95a8aa66fa890a99a3264a7cbd
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   202690 e1c25a15ff7a480cafd1ac5d95ea0083

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   285984 576083197b0d3778f9963ff697f0dd6f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   173660 221f900fe4f7bb66fc1cfdae380844c5

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   283208 8d6f0c3417ba62980ff80c5084ba0cad
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   176614 89b9c136ae81ebd9918420d7d6915c28

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   269674 d8dd6f6d7d76a46063c0723f974198da
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   177402 028a696232d95ddf67ae6acb7a3aac9c

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3-dev_3.8.3-6etch1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   251852 2356b2546559f20403987530357a68fc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/id3lib3.8.3/libid3-3.8.3c2a_3.8.3-6etch1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   176600 80690cceeeb56b25d0cd30381ee28ad4

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

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