Debian: New libfissound packages fix execution of arbitrary
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that libfishsound, a simple programming interface that wraps Xiph.Org audio codecs, didn't correctly handle negative values in a particular header field. This could allow malicious files to execute arbitrary code
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1584-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
May 21, 2008                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libfishsound
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-1686
Debian Bug     : 475152

It was discovered that libfishsound, a simple programming interface that
wraps Xiph.Org audio codecs, didn't correctly handle negative values in
a particular header field.  This could allow malicious files to execute
arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version
0.7.0-2etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.7.0-2.2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libfishsound 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound_0.7.0.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:   426487 00ece8c9a0363b37957ce670bcf270d3
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound_0.7.0-2etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      659 d72d4922c70c6bb10dff6ace5a814455
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound_0.7.0-2etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    16054 c5842b27bd7a05ef9bd26e701dfc56dc

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    34582 9ef817deb3b892d9fa9f7fdc4a94e6a5
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    15304 eed92cc88865ae99cc768c0a7b33019c
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7740 57cd0eae0976b9d78be65d0aeba32a3e

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    30786 64fd312521a927ceb867f63e5f4734a5
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7794 8fb36c5bdd40a8dc5c370802da6ec050
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14334 a6845973bc2f61f4783710a5797e5484

arm architecture (ARM)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    29224 35d4c9d5a750ba8dd53ba6fd5bb248df
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    12462 6693b054221d19c6da6c2069466ef7dc
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7882 560e18366ae1e15d5aef32855f0ab731

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    15162 68e6bc1466fcfa4d73edb3d760a9e5b8
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7802 5922374807b136070b2f002ba716807f
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    31662 3c9fbc584f7942ff0ea88dd27daebbfd

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    29344 74a5b956c3dc3450f3da2ec91dcf2a34
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    13384 559730ed3949728fc0dcf77d19a05712
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7614 c2b9b6a8343bda423068fa8965411bf6

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7832 dfc5dbc81fb32225763581dbd7c04b9b
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    18426 e0adf330dba7d6cc800de96e24897ccf
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    35658 671ac1c23579b0274ee4d11837ceaea1

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     8192 d2f144651551538d9eb7364408000d93
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    13568 c21ca7014120fb083d014adbb0a4b33f
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    31578 4da77e051c94377ace4e567f96f22b07

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    16532 7c41c702fd586b8eea66ecc57c742829
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     8742 948111077a371b6b79a6e176c8844a5b
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    35456 2baa784478f106c5cf10b4eaf003db8e

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     8984 df70ba8da43c86923cd88c74676ef9ef
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    15040 22e46a44ff17b0c1d60908cd0b61ccfc
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    31074 fa6ab24dcf4e23f52a8d67dcaf56e40f

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    31390 04834db2f07e1ea50eb590d95bc78dcd
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14872 21e26171f0205856b65f6727a32b3edf
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7540 fdc0a47c6522993232751be26725ce3b

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dbg_0.7.0-2etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:     7686 8483df0677d953b7d10335a6063635fa
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1_0.7.0-2etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    12432 8c3643ab5a8cf220343e0e583d21b947
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libf/libfishsound/libfishsound1-dev_0.7.0-2etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    30008 3cf9fbcaf627dc07d64d2330b5149cce


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

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