[SECURITY] [DSA-323-1] New noweb packages fix insecure temporary file creation

2003-06-16T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN:DSA-323-1:12248
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2003-06-16T00:00:00

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA 323-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman June 16th, 2003 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : noweb Vulnerability : insecure temporary files Problem-Type : local Debian-specific: no CVE Id : CAN-2003-0381

Jakob Lell discovered a bug in the 'noroff' script included in noweb whereby a temporary file was created insecurely. During a review, several other instances of this problem were found and fixed. Any of these bugs could be exploited by a local user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the user invoking the script.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 2.9a-7.3.

For old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed in version 2.9a-5.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you update your noweb package.

Upgrade Instructions


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 2.2 alias potato


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a-5.1.dsc
  Size/MD5 checksum:      597 137a3145bc50159f0b9abd217d9f2f62
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a-5.1.diff.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:    69048 a77cc9e502d6e891c6aa74df7b0c9fe5
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a.orig.tar.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:   687372 1096b16aaa281a97e269eb5d80236296

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-5.1_alpha.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:  1327308 10b065044f506c8c548bb6e2c76c5fec

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-5.1_i386.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   976072 ffa9f84860085bfda89791c79867d3fd

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a-7.2.dsc
  Size/MD5 checksum:      607 ac68c7e4f9057d9b5a38238c28f7d266
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a-7.2.diff.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:    41136 122211b0a7590e7cdc21aaa9a890d082
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/noweb_2.9a.orig.tar.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:   687372 1096b16aaa281a97e269eb5d80236296

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.3_alpha.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:  1339532 6f3f10aa4a5056d003c91b3f4564871c

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.3_arm.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:  1061418 6ca2d4bd8026333006c2566f918f12ca

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.3_i386.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   966664 b4a1b216e98e3dda4bd62eb37618f1ca

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.3_hppa.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:  1257458 4d13eb89c7cf9ba72ab0a30e4d5cb7ab

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.3_m68k.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   920562 110bd24b5abaa99d2633121b8b103825

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/noweb/nowebm_2.9a-7.3_mips.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:  1145274 7dbf6bdbe25c08f94984fbf9b5e2979f

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


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>