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Debian: New dia packages fix arbitrary code execution

Joxean Koret discovered that the Python SVG import plugin in dia, a vector-oriented diagram editor, does not properly sanitise data read from an SVG file and is hence vulnerable to execute arbitrary Python code. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 847-1                                        Martin Schulze
October 8th, 2005             
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Package        : dia
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-2966
BugTraq ID     : 15000
Debian Bug     : 330890

Joxean Koret discovered that the Python SVG import plugin in dia, a
vector-oriented diagram editor, does not properly sanitise data read
from an SVG file and is hence vulnerable to execute arbitrary Python

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.94.0-7sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.94.0-15.

We recommend that you upgrade your dia 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:
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     Size/MD5 checksum:  5241128 d2afdc10f55df29314250d98dbfd7a79

 Architecture independent components:
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 Alpha architecture:
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     Size/MD5 checksum:   729796 3b24c04e39a7c8b416dd504f4470be15

 AMD64 architecture:
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 ARM architecture:
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 Intel IA-32 architecture:
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 Intel IA-64 architecture:
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 HP Precision architecture:
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     Size/MD5 checksum:   774842 852b861d4d643e13394521a86adbb227

 Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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 Big endian MIPS architecture:
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 Little endian MIPS architecture:
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 PowerPC architecture:
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 IBM S/390 architecture:
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 Sun Sparc architecture:
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 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux)


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