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Debian: New psi packages fix denial of service

Jesus Olmos Gonzalez discovered that an integer overflow in the PSI Jabber client may lead to remote denial of service. Updated packages are available from

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1741-1                               Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 14, 2009              
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Package        : psi
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-6393
Debian Bug     : 518468

Jesus Olmos Gonzalez discovered that an integer overflow in the PSI 
Jabber client may lead to remote denial of service.

The old stable distribution (etch) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.11-9.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.12.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your psi 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 5.0 alias lenny
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1010 ebc7d52229204de80bd31de70c7f7c59
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2315401 637941349f1c28ed88242d7e3e5abcbc
   Size/MD5 checksum:    11710 d2c26bc079fc6a2661f3a23cc90d34e7

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  3104112 7b3df70383c49ed53db3f44d8c5c04be

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2791050 5787e7983a52abfa5fdfa9433d0f8cee

arm architecture (ARM)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  3286870 a2ab92e18cbd3a9dc81a5a2854cb6024

armel architecture (ARM EABI)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2762622 192af86f8ec8f86480106a7813a2e723

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  3051074 01ccd196064b6c6c9ec471e35778f197

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2724144 084ef85145891ed87765637aa0424bb3

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  3362584 a91a96f869b2dd368acb36e5d827c91c

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2873922 55ee75703c414d4b9e4d3bf12c83782a

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2837348 b8241b110f23cd31e4125655fca8d591

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2798776 4a09637ea8fad49165935c53dd68203e

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2697752 5b58a82c9aaec2c1ddfdaf24c2c60ff0

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2817968 773db6e6f9e4225f546f9351e20718ea

 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 <pkg>' and<pkg>
Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)


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