Debian Information for VU#487102

Multiple tools within the Netpbm package create temporary files in an insecure manner

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 426-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
January 18th, 2004                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : netpbm-free
Vulnerability  : insecure temporary files
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0924

netpbm is graphics conversion toolkit made up of a large number of
single-purpose programs.  Many of these programs were found to create
temporary files in an insecure manner, which could allow a local
attacker to overwrite files with the privileges of the user invoking a
vulnerable netpbm tool.

For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
fixed in version 2:9.20-8.4.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2:9.25-9.

We recommend that you update your netpbm-free 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 3.0 alias woody
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 Source archives:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm-free_9.20-8.4.dsc
     Size/MD5 checksum:      662 2074eb1d13fa871111ec06f18ff57725
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm-free_9.20-8.4.diff.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:    52834 0b7fbdc2e47c9a2a2e8da7eb54b98bb6
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm-free_9.20.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1882851 0f153116c21bc7d2e167e574a486c22f

 Alpha architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    77762 1b6724adf13a90cf981122831e20165c
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   135466 ed7e2fb447336275d65c0e984553ac9e
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1413784 feca605bc7f99fe0b7eb1fe5ae6e4e10

 ARM architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    64148 b8151d91f4b6461d61aff5ca93186356
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   125526 5ad7c026d001b8033f7249fb59574f5e
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1127644 e014fc4f87defe6d845288dc19a7f9dc

 Intel IA-32 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    62450 6f7e06e132e08cabfd629d0cb89c7d98
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   103436 2c5d4e71e3de9bc55303d81a842c97f6
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1079210 794d6f39a9f8cb427f1ca2569f1b10ec

 Intel IA-64 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    96534 8b8a73f914ec44486e23139547bc5c87
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   170446 39927dc25960cb6db29a1ebe7d09436a
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1608638 6585784653a932078ba3354844e13fa7

 HP Precision architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.3_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    83914 666e951ffedd72f5d2a4e6abe379f94d
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.3_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   122954 bc35c5b3ca865b04c94b805ef3947b75
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.3_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1337394 248f5113d06737cb2d35c889fb26a95a

 Motorola 680x0 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    62048 60f5dfaf168d9a8ed74194ffa3a4e299
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   102256 909a64f8620188f4bb17fb84613f3f60
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1016512 5caf53f54597bf2944ed798a4fe6c299

 Big endian MIPS architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_mips.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    66904 342b1aa43a2a9a5737d86d44a64a6025
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_mips.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   123508 fbfa242ebee248d72f5f95874836fde4
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_mips.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1181146 4fdf19eedaf2e2dd070bd20524a68005

 Little endian MIPS architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.3_mipsel.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    66740 b7552fba3606a3f58ebb452abf7f0fea
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.3_mipsel.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   123598 438cdf503b994fd3540f127ac1d31293
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.3_mipsel.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1179992 e064c0325d910621134cc151c6f0b420

 PowerPC architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    68940 aad85d5f1b3d9e959ceb11ce78d9a3b7
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   117868 f90c3780160363d358b072e458ec419e
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1153728 37e3b1719ed32004377410bfc49a82c5

 IBM S/390 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    66696 6d600c371a05c4689b7f45d3800d70dc
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   116054 86fdf11619f0411cc4eac144d51556ce
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1130276 b4d038d29e5c674d034bda4f989d976f

 Sun Sparc architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9_9.20-8.4_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    65304 7a162f5688e187d6dd8f179a1a1bf7aa
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/libnetpbm9-dev_9.20-8.4_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   118610 148bb94f30313a348ba2c7570734d4e3
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm_9.20-8.4_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1435468 69ab0007d50cf12a59de32d29e5e5f8b

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

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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 <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>
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