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Debian: New freeciv packages fix denial of service

Luigi Auriemma discovered a denial of service condition in the free Civilization server that allows a remote user to trigger a server crash. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 994-1                                        Martin Schulze
March 13th, 2006              
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Package        : freeciv
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-0047
BugTraq ID     : 16975
Debian Bug     : 355211

Luigi Auriemma discovered a denial of service condition in the free
Civilization server that allows a remote user to trigger a server

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

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.1-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your freeciv-server 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:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      997 bccef322ab4d8f0587818c489599133a
      Size/MD5 checksum:    44229 be1666c210b9d3e7e9161106b68abb10
      Size/MD5 checksum: 11086541 2deea98d258138325f590ec52d530a96

  Architecture independent components:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3843498 fc7fd56c3c37efc8489be7880f5d2384
      Size/MD5 checksum:    11368 7edc101b169b712d3be5dc5433dc4bbb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    11372 d5d9e78a83c5a5d534d56a0ffc393acf
      Size/MD5 checksum:    11360 7d948bf16bc697808e805e46211b4e08

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   590368 f9d6ab21f6341eaf0e3dacf87b59ad32
      Size/MD5 checksum:   514694 a6e39f77c6951b97b9befbec19d892bf
      Size/MD5 checksum:   591244 4c331477f15855f6eb488ac47ebd0c38

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   476454 fbdb18b936d0cec1c3722162e8bd964a
      Size/MD5 checksum:   409102 7f2fa87b7ffd9ff84a85a35b3d82dc07
      Size/MD5 checksum:   465942 480cb2efba03369e28b77647841859e9

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   423194 0f7e6820a48890e8e82669ff0bbd4422
      Size/MD5 checksum:   361728 7eb46efcc7bcc3f3a56c3a283dad1f97
      Size/MD5 checksum:   419804 d9eb16ebbd1a601f2dbcf1bd03982316

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   440936 6c2ff70b8d5980f30662ee1ed23c6a59
      Size/MD5 checksum:   366828 909f29a8fadf9241525f71c0f3e7c59f
      Size/MD5 checksum:   430250 3a04f91ae1487a9b9624045426a54247

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   659208 b3978c5c7bb952fdda9059af8bdd8612
      Size/MD5 checksum:   582310 dfde902996282da8078b869f6ce69cc8
      Size/MD5 checksum:   684484 f4a42e2515cacebde718027f055a934e

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   497448 bfa552053725de0612d8985e7f3da68f
      Size/MD5 checksum:   430058 8a3bd826192787338a11dffe5d98567c
      Size/MD5 checksum:   491864 500c48e7feb5eabf76361f2ea01c9604

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   373454 ab80a12c96119e65af540ad6961a97bc
      Size/MD5 checksum:   306790 9c6171d79840efca347afdb47504ad0c
      Size/MD5 checksum:   355082 67d5f503de17451723ed4d44bf830055

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   454596 92c5118afa6ca715ab6de9e886fd1780
      Size/MD5 checksum:   425812 4241fcf1c604803888565ac22a03ec53
      Size/MD5 checksum:   479606 2ce6439bbd523b7bb14ff77c4e157813

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   453728 bd7588ad3a7774b93c905dc2156e47c0
      Size/MD5 checksum:   424614 1fffc34114eb06cdb09a3aa40c2cf6a6
      Size/MD5 checksum:   481470 fe7ff9087069e0156c03589c7c32e3e5

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   456202 7b3324a6722ef40a414282b3f19379b7
      Size/MD5 checksum:   393728 ef6794db6fff4b2049bec067a36109c6
      Size/MD5 checksum:   460072 9e881955f26ca915d5859f6973ffe35e

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   460916 44043874065b36c8c3f4dfc674fa5c1e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   395748 21e95cb3c4e7e4192870e513f38a81d4
      Size/MD5 checksum:   448196 cb206354f1521ce0731ba5c38d7c3e47

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   423450 8ca6b37a83242f19a62f3c5f492a92fe
      Size/MD5 checksum:   360102 98edd4f4caa9cdd52b98e4f93f0f2ade
      Size/MD5 checksum:   421234 f1d679237491847e9bddf75fa9c8b76f

  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 v1.4.2.2 (GNU/Linux)


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