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DSA 142-1-openafs

by Nikola Strahija on August 6th, 2002 An integer overflow bug has been discovered in the RPC library used by the OpenAFS database server, which is derived from the SunRPC library. This bug could be exploited to crash certain OpenAFS servers (volserver, vlserver, ptserver, buserver) or to obtain unauthorized root access to a host running one of these processes. No exploits are known to exist yet.

This problem has been fixed in version 1.2.3final2-6 for the current
stable distribution (woody) and in version 1.2.6-1 for the unstable
distribution (sid). Debian 2.2 (potato) is not affected since it
doesn't contain OpenAFS packages.

We recommend that you upgrade your openafs packages.

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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OpenAFS is only available for the architectures alpha, i386, powerpc,
s390, sparc. Hence, we only provide fixed packages for these

Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 772 9f31b3ba07015c8e717a1ed76d89c4a7
Size/MD5 checksum: 261951 46051fc4c5799dace4ff700e6b6eeee9
Size/MD5 checksum: 12352530 8d8445ad6c23e22843e76ddc8832f1c0

Architecture independent components:
Size/MD5 checksum: 4308258 35d810f2ce544be1a9c305ebed84da12

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 1506560 c063f991bb5034cf7bc6de1b131bf47c
Size/MD5 checksum: 1955824 5d688c7cc65d93c089115ff5b11829b7
Size/MD5 checksum: 550672 b394fcf5f3bbc7e4080c6af3fb12657d
Size/MD5 checksum: 655988 938c34a19a414095612b680aa711ffae
Size/MD5 checksum: 299232 76ee15875bd53d1b1cda9f70aadaeb3e

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 1026278 010b72ad1e6611536d8d7af69c37f931
Size/MD5 checksum: 1345484 fead4fb0df392ca7b092d4d53ff96c49
Size/MD5 checksum: 365466 c13358838819b019afc6c3de20678d3e
Size/MD5 checksum: 442334 426ab449fee8b0de03b310ba24e4100e
Size/MD5 checksum: 185150 58d88fcef9f9cbf6a54cdfb849dd7229

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 1221220 4bee0268dc1fb0920b6151d0334013b3
Size/MD5 checksum: 1535114 834822026e836a571d18883b034e03a0
Size/MD5 checksum: 416472 31f3071c5b85000937218df50640b6a0
Size/MD5 checksum: 503940 f8dce4e6d8da0ac364ebf0da02882abb
Size/MD5 checksum: 225262 c4664b91dc66a06e6232ef268ba1065f

IBM S/390 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 1107666 e999645d689e0a050aba1b1999ba7f8b
Size/MD5 checksum: 1338876 6137ead0eaac3a36c1a16850d7a76f17
Size/MD5 checksum: 362152 051b4d27f1d64aa814439a8733d2dff2
Size/MD5 checksum: 428688 dd67dfeb8e1aa709fcc8db3d9f817a0d
Size/MD5 checksum: 187736 dddf2dd57f4a3fb521ce6358d489f614

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 1131086 918bb1ea53eb2f77f52a94677fc7fbbf
Size/MD5 checksum: 1479164 cb2e5503fe07ccae9491a573aa6d54d0
Size/MD5 checksum: 394516 0f020f3ba1d2064029971796b9f0f68b
Size/MD5 checksum: 475358 cbb18e32feedf5ff03b8256fcbf464bc
Size/MD5 checksum: 211926 863af94d8a40877bfa80dbaa3ff95dfb

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

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

Version: GnuPG v1.0.7 (GNU/Linux)


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