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Debian DSA 271-1: ecartis, listar password reset

by Nikola Strahija on March 28th, 2003 A vulnerability has been found in ecartis, which allows an attacker to reset the password of any user on the list server, including admins.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 271-1 [email protected] Martin Schulze
March 27th, 2003
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Package : ecartis, listar
Vulnerability : unauthorized password change
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id : CAN-2003-0162

A problem has been discovered in ecartis, a mailing list manager,
formerly known as listar. This vulnerability enables an attacker to
reset the password of any user defined on the list server, including
the list admins.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.129a+1.0.0-snap20020514-1.1 of ecartis.

For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 0.129a-2.potato3 of listar.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.0.0+cvs.20030321-1 of ecartis.

We recommend that you upgrade your ecartis and listar packages.

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 2.2 alias potato
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Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 556 6a598c9cac5f1da997f3790b47711e33
Size/MD5 checksum: 82819 d8154d1316c73efa71907f026b5a5df4
Size/MD5 checksum: 323888 0302a199d9e5ee180c9e6e55ee7a0780

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 357788 7db5223f510d4d0d03cbf68e2d9a554c
Size/MD5 checksum: 32072 5e63d71fa7a8cd8aed70821f529b5d13

ARM architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 335076 5b51113b57b948e9b2b73c06a835dde2
Size/MD5 checksum: 32174 1182335a3ce6c842aaef2832cd56db09

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 301830 aa8d67d1f07cb0a769d2030708e3725c
Size/MD5 checksum: 25342 efd78841548a3e97b0d0557e8b360a3d

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 308188 fbacaef28d85db28a2d3d5e1e70945ce
Size/MD5 checksum: 28030 2acf707d75e5f1e04cd297b5f1e33a3a

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 339304 4fb6eaa9bb7a3bc6f7598b6dd77a11b6
Size/MD5 checksum: 32094 ee010d55634c49190c6c31158474bc11

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 343804 f43699c1036fbbacba2ee9f726796208
Size/MD5 checksum: 31450 f0cd070c44790d8afdabd87a01aa3a9f

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 633 c12d84d29fc5f3a4d035abe9a4364d59
Size/MD5 checksum: 10058 a3a508ca141857099b5a2162ab960d2c
Size/MD5 checksum: 326215 2772a595a3fe7ea5073874113da813ec

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 256488 b1acd0ec6048db96f8cca9f7f714012e
Size/MD5 checksum: 34062 2d294ecdf9de201e498e701f147cad9c

ARM architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 238342 9be97e50e03945c60b58298ab31c59b1
Size/MD5 checksum: 34196 d8d260318e3d8cd7dcee6645a8691b18

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 199224 04f19e17d53b454345d1d3bcb61fc7b5
Size/MD5 checksum: 26382 09241d9ce5d2638f3bc36e20cdca4780

Intel IA-64 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 337858 8acbd18d48d6ce6afe2c484479d79d10
Size/MD5 checksum: 44382 231d8671abb4aae44fc54991668a15ef

HP Precision architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 237048 b276c82af8eecf61c48d75de24d086fe
Size/MD5 checksum: 34168 fad0a2a3045895e4c4b091de3aa19c21

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 210608 20fc0efde347e1c6641b698d6313465b
Size/MD5 checksum: 29460 2a85d86c33c287b909f69d65902ade15

Big endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 203154 ce97ea51862960ad3aacbb6c4c1984df
Size/MD5 checksum: 26412 1dbef7b1080e1af1944eefcca980dcc9

Little endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 203586 757112215cdc752608c39cd28097c6fa
Size/MD5 checksum: 26616 e12ed3aff462b581ac950782ee5611a3

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 230912 a2154d90a3fde7031b577b0cc8447664
Size/MD5 checksum: 33566 86341f5c54c9f77600dd014b9e8aa1ff

IBM S/390 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 205216 663b7a54b58b9e94945fffbb39d34ae6
Size/MD5 checksum: 28146 055c6a32bf2ff31ed96517d6bc180ff2

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 244436 fd62ecb7515ec274e1052e49f0f02ead
Size/MD5 checksum: 33726 92bcb1cf248a1400b4a1110a8e02b8e3

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

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: [email protected]
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

Version: GnuPG v1.2.1 (GNU/Linux)


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