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HistoryApr 27, 2005 - 9:57 a.m.

[SECURITY] [DSA 717-1] New lsh packages fix several vulnerabilities






Debian Security Advisory DSA 717-1 [email protected] Martin Schulze
April 27th, 2005

Package : lsh-utils
Vulnerability : buffer overflow, typo
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2003-0826 CAN-2005-0814
Debian Bug : 211662

Several security relevant problems have been discovered in lsh, the
alternative secure shell v2 (SSH2) protocol server. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following


Bennett Todd discovered a heap buffer overflow in lshd which could
lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Niels Möller discovered a denial of service condition in lshd.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.5-2woody3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.1-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your lsh-server 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 3.0 alias woody

Source archives:
  Size/MD5 checksum:      676 3650d5a597ac04ecaa8d1f2b0e6b9d82
  Size/MD5 checksum:    22567 c6fc64008bb9b456a86746bccd9272a6
  Size/MD5 checksum:   815420 12d06989f4d4ba190c3e2cb798982faa

Architecture independent components:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   104504 6a822e59061ac550cf41f47b13f3f0b5

Alpha architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   283026 3d8b0e2210d0e9f692f1cc697a8469e2
  Size/MD5 checksum:   397628 7b9507aff0901d903fba42198ce68ca2
  Size/MD5 checksum:   615864 0dcf2bdd2108685c006f3a5f79659cc0

ARM architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   204972 4d9c0a5fb06cdc58476ba4e393c320d5
  Size/MD5 checksum:   281938 cb1fe5de3fefd84ec306d5660ab73aa8
  Size/MD5 checksum:   432826 17d348691aeb9fd6e4d406d1fc7603f9

Intel IA-32 architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   200572 2f201957e114361f71e6dc1a92fd115e
  Size/MD5 checksum:   276056 531502eef4d694bf5555863690b676fe
  Size/MD5 checksum:   424898 13e38206f1380f09e5655496c3c6fb35

Intel IA-64 architecture:

Package does not build anymore and hence cannot be updated.

HP Precision architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   253306 98a90db7370b32882723dae19e9f1155
  Size/MD5 checksum:   346696 9340d47f8c43eccf312a3613026702ed
  Size/MD5 checksum:   531998 6d99fd98d330c6aaeac141a12b93393a

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   191992 142c0bb523e2920b10c93bb0c2a0dcc6
  Size/MD5 checksum:   264110 fd756369b155752c3da1467cf449700c
  Size/MD5 checksum:   410426 634ba2e045d83d9e9471c228bc03ff04

Big endian MIPS architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   254274 fa19a60a16f046d77d82305d6a5154de
  Size/MD5 checksum:   345152 cf136326b5715e15df07ab2fc753941a
  Size/MD5 checksum:   530488 1a16b1947e54c1ca71e6a8ac650095e3

Little endian MIPS architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   252102 38e0aa3dc3d4d072d0ed56da4ac1e5e0
  Size/MD5 checksum:   342190 5e48648c9a9aa09906310632e2e5ac1a
  Size/MD5 checksum:   524170 a7dcfd7b9dc81f251cca85403b3ad00e

PowerPC architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   216766 2893efdf7bb60c72a534a2ddd977fe81
  Size/MD5 checksum:   299230 b27cff9ac3d3185a3008c513bcd38eb8
  Size/MD5 checksum:   462198 2caff23061d96aaa4705189e22cb607e

IBM S/390 architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   220930 773decc70ef660ad4c182515a34c47f1
  Size/MD5 checksum:   307688 085214ff39a59fbce17e5b3d4003e706
  Size/MD5 checksum:   483128 e7f4ac5d57e0978ebc606dadfbbfc520

Sun Sparc architecture:
  Size/MD5 checksum:   207324 3fb7a3915e83e7400ad67c3c77b06557
  Size/MD5 checksum:   287258 a235fe132382a9c14c7ef1f937700eb8
  Size/MD5 checksum:   451722 eb906f7f892400a91c6904b3b4bc9dc5

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

For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: [email protected]
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and;pkg&gt;