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Debian: New tinymux packages fix buffer overflow

duskwave discovered that tinymux, a text-based multi-user virtual world server, performs insufficient boundary checks when working with user-supplied data, which might lead to the execution of arbitary code. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1317-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
June 23, 2007
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Package        : tinymux
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-1655
BugTraq ID     : 23292
Debian Bug     : 417539

duskwave discovered that tinymux, a text-based multi-user virtual world server,
performs insufficient boundary checks when working with user-supplied data,
which might lead to the execution of arbitary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 
2.4.3.31-1etch1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tinymux 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 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    25768 5561f8f373ba594299fb08935d0d28b8
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:   925630 7b149de6a1ef5c26b989f05f7f894ba0
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      609 43a81f38076f544c7d5dcee9b4805082

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   660202 f789e47d312651b2acdfec1bd62f35f7

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   646318 a715fedaa66a6656d413086c0c349c84

arm architecture (ARM)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   613350 546c1d9f0346a649104a32fce0ee5501

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_hppa.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   690748 2c15696925b7ea1e2c60f56613f3477e

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   610106 82526fb744024fb62dc3db8eebe58f14

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   790390 77d75edb1dc316e0f6943ebb9005d7f0

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   681474 8342b25f33cab216dbb7b2fdef538daa

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   683480 28543164a051516b60abd88f6d008a72

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   626322 6d66856f933ebc1771116dbe75a4f445

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   635518 86dfa4021ef7ed8834d2e4005c7b95c4

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tinymux/tinymux_2.4.3.31-1etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   622104 574396c035379caed5d0997f491518fb


  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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