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[SECURITY] [DSA 1620-1] New python2.5 packages fix several vulnerabilities

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Jul 27 2008 - 13:13:22 GMT


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Package : python2.5 Vulnerability : several Problem type : local(remote) Debian-specific: no CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-2052 CVE-2007-4965 CVE-2008-1679 CVE-2008-1721 CVE-2008-1887

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the interpreter for the Python language. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2007-2052     Piotr Engelking discovered that the strxfrm() function of the locale     module miscalculates the length of an internal buffer, which may     result in a minor information disclosure.

CVE-2007-4965     It was discovered that several integer overflows in the imageop     module may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, if a user is     tricked into processing malformed images. This issue is also     tracked as CVE-2008-1679 due to an initially incomplete patch.

CVE-2008-1721       Justin Ferguson discovered that a buffer overflow in the zlib     module may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2008-1887     Justin Ferguson discovered that insufficient input validation in     PyString_FromStringAndSize() may lead to the execution of arbitrary     code.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.5-5+etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.5.2-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your python2.5 packages.

Upgrade instructions - -------------------- 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 - -------------------------------

Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 1304 1849941ac328ba0bccc45535c5878d4d Size/MD5 checksum: 11010528 2ce301134620012ad6dafb27bbcab7eb Size/MD5 checksum: 266589 dfbdc5caf7a95e68f68e0351228284d4

Architecture independent packages: Size/MD5 checksum: 643494 f922c5e48339e5b535a1f23f6e061700 Size/MD5 checksum: 63258 4add97730079e7894abbbca4ba5659d4

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amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64)) Size/MD5 checksum: 6432058 b7e802bf4a19edfaddc28ebc06bed279 Size/MD5 checksum: 3589530 9bbd2cea36b04746fa5437d984147f99 Size/MD5 checksum: 1806598 98bfee87311a8950462a9ab78c7d5719 Size/MD5 checksum: 849650 a95eeb3b45a0a3f74e314084d581fbd6

arm architecture (ARM) Size/MD5 checksum: 1656006 8e8d3d3b991f317384fc1646139712d4 Size/MD5 checksum: 781358 fbb5adac7469048405b2585475393475 Size/MD5 checksum: 3447404 4a10cad96ef0aefc9ba916a39677b826 Size/MD5 checksum: 6017500 f727562323c21bfb371e17ef9691f8e3

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC) Size/MD5 checksum: 1984570 b083e1afffe4a93dd79ae4b8a7dca474 Size/MD5 checksum: 3679122 cb5aa4f840a12ee13094089323f0b4f9 Size/MD5 checksum: 887774 9cc756ce52e5380650ea754c4104c6ca Size/MD5 checksum: 6204820 65d3c59dcb56277d838b776f0b2d5176

i386 architecture (Intel ia32) Size/MD5 checksum: 5989758 79d6a1ed26f230a5b092603346cd31e3 Size/MD5 checksum: 1676014 5d7353787ab562d03bb967732cd7bf46 Size/MD5 checksum: 3445750 4b7b6629d5ee48d8413bd2ee7289726c Size/MD5 checksum: 784320 f49d7ccf7cb106d200559169c4c013f2

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64) Size/MD5 checksum: 1176036 fbc3971fbbcc8a37b2feec8570a4fa34 Size/MD5 checksum: 6966656 ca0fe43224b9f329afac2673379ad958 Size/MD5 checksum: 4037758 3be3cf7835a7e69b3189025edcdca799 Size/MD5 checksum: 2477104 a5cafad9926f58504c44f980d490d979

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 819064 263a7a9496d171874461654ecc7db26f Size/MD5 checksum: 1907220 2175a2f625925e95be148d62f279c210 Size/MD5 checksum: 3525088 a257c17981d12f9f0eb0a86fde85ca71 Size/MD5 checksum: 6507214 8306549937264c9f1cf57288ae7e738b

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 3456110 1a7675c9de9abd3671786d36d3ea263f Size/MD5 checksum: 817730 1a656308b4c158a6d0594f08132f8e16 Size/MD5 checksum: 6336980 a01b93c916c6c658747effa637bbb58d Size/MD5 checksum: 1896534 b2b39e4d4e79b6afa13b24beccc5ab7c

powerpc architecture (PowerPC) Size/MD5 checksum: 3590820 f419e6c0b439e8391ce118a22f66179e Size/MD5 checksum: 843170 ae9e553f9c5e278f42bb6bc2bef215aa Size/MD5 checksum: 6648508 512e75472dcb919d7987472f7ea1c57c Size/MD5 checksum: 1809928 1f43ae54d0b5836abbbfc59083d60bb4

s390 architecture (IBM S/390) Size/MD5 checksum: 841474 9e0a8a5eaf9100fb03caa3ac77aa2d63 Size/MD5 checksum: 1816794 a718f4d0c010ca9686068e0bbd8ec919 Size/MD5 checksum: 6535426 4aa0738ecf30b99614440f134a2096fb Size/MD5 checksum: 3614770 6fdb0e38779312a7a66d57e373c38a38

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC) Size/MD5 checksum: 1759842 5897eefdb79bfeb3cc470959e04dcb7c Size/MD5 checksum: 5995652 13848fd47c5a9047172d246c12dee03e Size/MD5 checksum: 3493896 d327f5fc4dbd282db977eade02c9b7eb Size/MD5 checksum: 778284 bd2ad97592529526e7c08862baf28cdc

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

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