[SECURITY] New version of xlockmore/xlockmore-gl released

2000-08-16T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN:379860E27F0B9113DE26F460E1051919:65FD1
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2000-08-16T00:00:00

Description


Debian Security Advisory security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Stone August 16, 2000


Package: xlockmore, xlockmore-gl Vulnerability type: local exploit Debian-specific: no

There is a format string bug in all versions of xlockmore/xlockmore-gl. Debian 2.1 (slink) installs xlock setgid by default, and this exploit can be used to gain read access to the shadow file. We recommend upgrading immediately.

xlockmore is normally installed as an unprivileged program in Debian 2.2 (potato) and is not vulnerable in that configuration. xlockmore may be setuid/setgid for historical reasons or after upgrading from a previous Debian release; consult README.Debian in /usr/doc/xlockmore or /usr/doc/xlockmore-gl for information about xlock privileges and how to disable them. If your local environment requires xlock to be setgid, or if in doubt, you should upgrade to a fixed package immediately.

Fixed packages are available in xlockmore/xlockmore-gl 4.12-5 for Debian 2.1 (slink) and xlockmore/xlockmore-gl 4.15-9 for Debian 2.2 (potato).

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

Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink


Source archives: http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/source/xlockmore_4.12-5.diff.gz MD5 checksum: e253bee3472f835e71e23994ead85dcf http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/source/xlockmore_4.12-5.dsc MD5 checksum: acbf3f3310edca9ce20f5d4e720f3227 http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/source/xlockmore_4.12.orig.tar.gz MD5 checksum: 110a594d89f3a2758255d0bba0e48217 Alpha architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-alpha/xlockmore-gl_4.12-5_alpha.deb MD5 checksum: d51723c04362213ca6f43d12db479a07 http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-alpha/xlockmore_4.12-5_alpha.deb MD5 checksum: 41878e3ba49152c5049cb9a394a41d14 Intel ia32 architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/xlockmore-gl_4.12-5_i386.deb MD5 checksum: 0d5c32ed8a834bb810ba421520f81dea http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-i386/xlockmore_4.12-5_i386.deb MD5 checksum: ca34fd0732d82f2e4d176eb80f828cd8 Motorola 680x0 architecture: will be available shortly Sun Sparc architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-sparc/xlockmore-gl_4.12-5_sparc.deb MD5 checksum: 3ccfd6b2893e0e183eb1118c75fd57e4 http://security.debian.org/dists/slink/updates/binary-sparc/xlockmore_4.12-5_sparc.deb MD5 checksum: 002d7712d7be3a943e0b88f9263092b2

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato


Source archives: http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/source/xlockmore_4.15-9.diff.gz MD5 checksum: 02f86bd315558ca32ca5a777d009c85f http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/source/xlockmore_4.15-9.dsc MD5 checksum: 377a392b2f6c711b5252fbfff822ce99 http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/source/xlockmore_4.15.orig.tar.gz MD5 checksum: eceda376ee0a336063a46ec018c83d94 Alpha architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-alpha/xlockmore-gl_4.15-9_alpha.deb MD5 checksum: e620c4e0d3f4ecc7167b9f9897cd3971 http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-alpha/xlockmore_4.15-9_alpha.deb MD5 checksum: 15e4be9f504873789c42ce0f283da707 Arm architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-arm/xlockmore-gl_4.15-9_arm.deb MD5 checksum: bb0f9cfb7a90f73a870ed529b51ef258 http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-arm/xlockmore_4.15-9_arm.deb MD5 checksum: e78be3e33bbc1ee68c01bef39be8997d Intel ia32 architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-i386/xlockmore-gl_4.15-9_i386.deb MD5 checksum: aed3a97f49cd0ea1464cefb6ef94b9ac http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-i386/xlockmore_4.15-9_i386.deb MD5 checksum: 7a8ac4b5725bf3117b029ba31568817f Motorola 680x0 architecture: Will be available shortly PowerPC architecture: Will be available shortly Sun Sparc architecture: http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-sparc/xlockmore-gl_4.15-9_sparc.deb MD5 checksum: 3507476bbf9e625c06a4f52ffa81a1e8 http://security.debian.org/dists/potato/updates/main/binary-sparc/xlockmore_4.15-9_sparc.deb MD5 checksum: 9ce55111c3a93744b62eb5f2d2291511