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[SECURITY] [DSA 1114-1] New hashcash packages fix arbitrary code execution
From: joey () infodrom org (Martin Schulze)
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 08:41:11 +0200 (CEST)

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1114-1                    security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
July 21st, 2006                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : hashcash
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-3251
BugTraq ID     : 18659
Debian Bug     : 376444

Andreas Seltenreich discovered a buffer overflow in hashcash, a
postage payment scheme for email that is based on hash calculations,
which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via specially
crafted entries.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.17-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.21-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your hashcash 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 at the end of this advisory:

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 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      571 0e6e1272eaec884fa66ae84e962f51cc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     3604 bb43fcc72e1c40cfd7e8a337902c7c89
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   185522 9e5a8a35941c0cdccac93f41bd943593

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   168504 b0ee6dc37c1fbcc9d9084cecfbb9f5e6

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   131586 34e12310aa9e4c8016df21af7c5ee4f0

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   129036 8ef6ad2e6f6ce729893381aa72a6af77

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   125388 f478094512ce7fbcc0ea7f43c7942cda

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   180272 aa2465a8d3209bc7f60966c8077fba2f

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   148194 2bf6d28a30e6f287b9f92ff7aad958db

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   113598 09d1c3002b95945e66464de441bd6875

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   153776 fbd29b41912a027feec7cf0c10c858c9

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   153382 2d231cd9aecdd9751c0dc1981c77b652

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   140396 1e2bf003d9165dc91558d9a4109c48b3

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   139680 57adea417e98c12c7e1512b00e40148c

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hashcash/hashcash_1.17-1sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   156978 1fd5a5647dfb17bb223b783561f1e95e


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

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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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