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Debian: New file packages fix arbitrary code execution

Colin Percival discovered an integer overflow in file, a file type classification tool, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1343-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 31th, 2007                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : file
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem-Type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-2799

Colin Percival discovered an integer overflow in file, a file type
classification tool, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.12-1sarge2.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.17-5etch2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.21-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your file 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/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      617 11f144b3820b5b4acf812911b5580d4f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    18168 e91491e1066ccaf93a5020bfe36bb3a3
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   414600 09488a9d62bc6627b48a8c93e12d72f8

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    30078 98602c556b3753045b761481a6033049
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    59708 aeb92b5c420ee7f25615266fc69d1d7e
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   239252 0c56a742036e6953c2c433e753879381

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    29494 e7afdb17afde778a5afc21735b8789c8
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48846 f611745fd75e2fea9aa5df390341c9a6
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   234496 e08e0a171800afccd116551c77d720c4

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    28872 6f64f504fbe22213380ba4278f906539
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48168 d831c555b31d7d925a19fbd7557bc9e9
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   231624 47d4280fd1adc3905f9e1e5ebfe74fe6

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    29994 0bd0a00c847192bef8ab79a7179d76e3
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52514 6c5b2a00f97ace048b810e218d4126b9
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   238228 22f8474b775ffd310a650eec2e804bdd

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    28844 71030e8db8f80b3d68dc82abf4805a60
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    45718 d5a668c132b5e24be235b45c6ede4ded
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   233008 165c5e5be9eeb736f2e333d4372d92dc

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31028 cd0c4bebce2e8aa5275bf8e842fd7fe8
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61274 19dd582814f32b06ca4ef1c9139c42b7
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   244084 2051e64e6545e7b808494268a00a96a7

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    28804 b59dcf720d9224d7e7b2617bcb7a49f9
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42664 d58c0b8dda865fc4c0703ca0ab29e895
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   232502 6afbb342a5d7049f44bac7a6fbed4918

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    29716 7a4cedefff494502e6dd99fabcdb6988
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52560 bfd874db4fc8253413e4e136093e5a2c
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   234812 5b5d5869bfb7069f99d96ba8e6acc558

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    30746 8049ddc8f21c3df6f6379581447d7b51
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    51406 014ddb93abecb57ae7a729ca188471d0
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   236658 eda285e0f6bcc02c4e5624849dfd8039

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    29548 ee1a58577a687221cbd5c42cd31272cc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    50426 b05941625e49f1c43dec884c38d824da
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   236144 aaf87282783a51ac51c2a40f950d4a7f

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.12-1sarge2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    28956 4be06f484de78c46ef5de9bcb3a4e301
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.12-1sarge2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48318 55e7eddfe95a8017162d14875a07b3db
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.12-1sarge2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   234036 a4405fef958ed6f1c2622fce1cb8be3c


Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      693 4cab938fd849548ddf42ec09f8ff69c9
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    24445 927d0b99deacc5fc98cbb7b8f844be70
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   556270 50919c65e0181423d66bb25d7fe7b0fd

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32856 4cb90eab4b631b70be13dfaa00ec0eb6
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    69290 9c15a570f6fa9af0733df0dc2fd05bfd
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   281614 17bde82a07b1f6a1da3b02024f95be2b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23716 37ce80b6a9beee26d38f3f33725e9a95

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32188 155268d013154c95385d39a1500b7b9b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    56660 ae239f724037b5b703fb61e27e5ca94d
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   276352 356ab79f44e91803b67dd633fae6de3f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23488 b37fbc10b82682fa6f444736a140a9c3

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31840 2b42af63ad6f9f1219e54ad470d62604
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    53618 29bf99c005e83ff94ea0268bf8b6716f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   274176 859929edeb15447ff1877b080481e7b3
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    22902 7dbaec4cf069ea59ac979f64f5369d29

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32682 e60d21fb6920f38f85b3c15c99aee1d1
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    62454 29f63c2578c7d205e51f13fb9c39f3bd
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   280802 d1d92057d217739658a6f228cfcc7d42
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23964 5ffa51ea263b7f8743c1a34285964760

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31738 88d2fa490cbe688797453acd951e3b4b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    53866 aa29bfdc0fbea41f22cf62f91efe4afe
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   275108 5deb254486738439e769718af4781719
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23002 2de00094cbb49dcbc9d2e377ed255f58

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    34332 8e621a86debb04f20124ac50d3cb0c80
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    74466 cf6a99bd620e92b4bf225625a6720430
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   291374 50116811a30651cdc388f5801afab546
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    24670 a097ded99e046b8e08b06aa942620942

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32394 5b667489143574a13311cad5ee70ff3a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61674 61f7c44b2086d2d69806d36b350f5057
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   275828 deb70107c2a708cfc6ee58a8577c8e4c
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23140 c3bdd08de2efeaf383dbb0ddff41f279

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32400 e01d3ffb9606506c33f013574dcc366c
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61466 5f04ea6d1277a6a71e0955b7e03d4e14
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   275718 74d3840585278bf2b21a41210f4f8db0
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23146 48f01350a641e34ac4c382a07407a647

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    33814 ac510b4aa19e9892cdd742dbc19f5602
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    59868 506921ee61d4503a8474ea419e184aeb
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   278400 738a0032c1e91252d85c3b82cc538851
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    24694 083253dca4291e7ccd819ed909d37095

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    32356 5cf55ead2de57e48ebe21f02847a5229
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    58470 22a707bf5f9cf5592a41f99666f329dc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   278410 dbf6c54275c251f341692f86df0254bd
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23656 5cd56031a63458788258c2aa3ff177c0

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/file_4.17-5etch2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    31956 d1cfc83efd7becf9cd470f57f1616509
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic-dev_4.17-5etch2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    55780 e12a7fd21c338b7060633b510f25b878
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/libmagic1_4.17-5etch2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   275390 795654f0eb5f09d1346c97692b90a30b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/f/file/python-magic_4.17-5etch2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    22956 f2598d3437437aec4905f29d399ac6b2

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

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For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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