[SECURITY] [DSA 835-1] New cfengine packages fix arbitrary file overwriting

2005-10-01T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN:DSA-835-1:7C706
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2005-10-01T00:00:00

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA 835-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze October 1st, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : cfengine Vulnerability : insecure temporary files Problem type : local Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-2005-2960

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered several insecure temporary file uses in cfengine, a tool for configuring and maintaining networked machines, that can be exploited by a symlink attack to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the user executing cfengine, which is probably root.

For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.3-9woody1.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.5-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your cfengine 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:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1.dsc
  Size/MD5 checksum:      697 bb2e5be7b89c57f6c4cf1e3738ecd922
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1.diff.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:    38077 1ae76d1eb77ebd60a3333c062a1a7c31
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3.orig.tar.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:   867415 19079eafbee44e3d39308c086d4b539b

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine-doc_1.6.3-9woody1_all.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   355562 ca9a13fab7548459c6084dc69d426aec

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_alpha.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   405720 7b6364578e2eba666365e77e32507c4b

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_arm.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   339210 aa977174967f661d2f212f3433bf6788

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_i386.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   303270 a64338d36f68b7935cfc5989c850cd5e

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_ia64.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   493172 41bcf6762cf4837c8709be21cff9eb7f

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_hppa.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   386724 e9442e863083edcb1e487a6c5fe93352

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_m68k.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   281060 d948916061d5e8efb533e3b77b77a0ab

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_mips.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   363318 0bc37a72bb1f08f35a2b579484ffb573

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_mipsel.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   361536 c2b6aa55d276d9b6ac74e78b8117f58c

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_powerpc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   340640 d54511ed3ad4994ae81fa8f5d94bddd2

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_s390.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   320202 4bfb085818e449b6a6a294d842fd93ce

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.3-9woody1_sparc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   348898 1a5bee66a3136dd0c7c81e389ea6d02c

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1.dsc
  Size/MD5 checksum:      688 0c5710c1edf3c6fdd6823d6db891d299
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1.diff.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:   102832 8a282e6d4dde8c710e02a544967c5fe6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5.orig.tar.gz
  Size/MD5 checksum:   880066 fc02d8d56433f32020c3030192cad66e

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine-doc_1.6.5-1sarge1_all.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   385994 1081dd615fdd1cd5682599b5253936ba

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_alpha.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   420810 2402bacaa76d7763c27589c85a399605

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_amd64.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   353842 953d1eb46f2cce0aedfb78e5f988cc53

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_arm.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   340160 83ed417663d90df0727a6a8c2606d11b

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_i386.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   323384 18459b30d0c2c5044e6922abde4425ea

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_ia64.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   488116 f7a1c07bf59ba6163a82fed6a27666c1

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_hppa.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   373982 778d47c9a7bba6a52c34580e2885a4f0

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_m68k.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   289354 a8c67ffa26a9453959be270dd6109a36

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_mips.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   366596 5978436e06a6fb7ad82d7f9860d02614

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_mipsel.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   365032 4914663ccd6d58abfac5ae149c2b75cb

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_powerpc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   356614 a98b9bb1a97577472f350ae0f22bf37f

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_s390.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   346324 33ac8dfdaa2fcb7ddccf258f901b8531

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cfengine/cfengine_1.6.5-1sarge1_sparc.deb
  Size/MD5 checksum:   338540 21169b41e6976910873d642a7acef495

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: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>