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Debian: New cgiirc packages fix arbitrary code execution

Several buffer overflows have been discovered in cgiirc, a web-based IRC client, which could be exploited to execute arbitrary code. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1052-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
May 8th, 2006                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cgiirc
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-2148
Debian Bug     : 365680

Several buffer overflows have been discovered in cgiirc, a web-based
IRC client, which could be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain cgiirc packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.5.4-6sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.5.4-6sarge1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cgiirc package.


Upgrade Instructions
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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
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      590 daed94ad35a0ac4935086bfd1379c20f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    13507 a885a3704d8313920548f156d764dec6
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   127545 c32ce6514626729ef8cf30cf7bd1a51e

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122974 55a573eb356b35cb32b651ca570d76f6

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122526 25977ad46ac501c8c81de1347dac8cc9

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122004 594434fc3222bd093b4b202e2e9df1ec

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122082 e5d18578977303524a6d9c92a314b0cf

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   123546 b91e34892993e4d176d3fa8ff970f123

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122868 96f3c61fa95509d03277209d5549a037

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   121960 e6a1341cee535289a78ef0e2ca33badd

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   123686 ebebe98b959b9985581338ffa5f60857

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   123688 0004985ff0018cad8ff54630b4b96e7d

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122502 d2b6b1cbd8d05baebdbd7febd16edc39

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122504 833f9eb5d35ec6baac52ceec8193422d

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cgiirc/cgiirc_0.5.4-6sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122060 e611d3c02896f065d3989a3182cd4fd7


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

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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 ' and http://packages.debian.org/

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