Debian Security Advisory DSA 797-2 email@example.com http://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Stone September 28th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
Package : zsync Vulnerability : DOS Problem-Type : buffer overflow Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-2005-1849, CAN-2005-2096
zsync, a file transfer program, includes a modified local copy of the zlib library, and is vulnerable to certain bugs fixed previously in the zlib package.
There was a build error for the sarge i386 proftpd packages released in DSA 797-1. A new build, zsync_0.3.3-1.sarge.1.2, has been prepared to correct this error. The packages for other architectures are unaffected.
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 3.1 alias sarge
Intel IA-32 architecture:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zsync/zsync_0.3.3-1.sarge.1.2_i386.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 94516 bb4ff605c6e3b94f23dd0986ca55e450
These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>