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[SECURITY] [DSA-016-3] Correction: New version of wu-ftpd released
From: debian-security-announce () LISTS DEBIAN ORG
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 23:43:29 -0800

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-016-3                       security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                               Martin Schulze
January 24, 2001
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Package        : wu-ftpd
Vulnerability  : temp file creation and format string
Debian-specific: no

Security people at WireX have noticed a temp file creation bug and the
WU-FTPD development team has found a possible format string bug in
wu-ftpd.  Both could be remotely exploited, though no such exploit
exists currently.

This additional advisory only announces a recompile of the package for
the Intel ia32 architecture.  The upload from yesterday was lacking
PAM support.  This only required a recompile and contains no other
fixes.  (Sorry, but when I make a mistake, I have to make it real,
this time it's the correct file).

For upgrading please use

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

Or use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to
the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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  Intel ia32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/wu-ftpd_2.6.0-5.2.1_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: e0521153d6c9c23082edb29cc8d03fd3

  These files will be moved into
  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.


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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce () lists debian org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>

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