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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   queue Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
(Debian Issues Fix) GNU Queue Remote Buffer Overflows May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012931
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1012931
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0555   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 18 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.30.1
Description:   Some buffer overflow vulnerabilities were reported in queue. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code.

Debian reported several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in queue that can be triggered by a remote user.

The flaws reside in 'queue.c' and 'queued.c'.

"jaguar" of the Debian Security Audit Project is credited with discovering these flaws.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system [however, code execution was not confirmed in the report].
Solution:   Debian has released a fix for the stable distribution (woody) in version 1.30.1-4woody2 and for the unstable distribution (sid) in version 1.30.1-5.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody:

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 582 24c706e1af4baa9e8ac3dc02c8d72dce
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 42917 cb036472a17be964822cd1748dff9c5f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 699770 82dd2a37f9c3d5f977afc0a990c9c648

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 134242 cf2f009836139723d0b9eeccf6497e89

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 112840 f2ee06cf9103664ae7dd631ff9cc5173

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 108874 777f71c6cf3136e7143094f9ba4507f7

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 151766 caa6d74226f7ad6ebfbb50402b366693

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 116304 145964aa0dfd6fe42f6a67104af370a5

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 105868 d9035e0b49e56257444d1445b9f2b48a

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 117588 1d67e473d49dcfc3e6b8c083976ee22a

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 118012 721e4a42ae02098ff7acd6fbe60934c7

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 112670 a294d33370973324ef46a8beaf20880a

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 112492 799fe37a8371ab10c4fb78298b054b8e

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 123792 6a6685be2847e8c50c71712b80b05c2c

Vendor URL:  www.gnu.org/software/queue/queue.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Debian)
Underlying OS Comments:  3.0

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jan 18 2005 GNU Queue Remote Buffer Overflows May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 643-1] New queue packages fix buffer overflows


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Debian Security Advisory DSA 643-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
January 18th, 2005                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : queue
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0555

"jaguar" of the Debian Security Audit Project has discovered several
buffer overflows in queue, a transparent load balancing system.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.30.1-4woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.30.1-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your queue package.


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 3.0 alias woody
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      582 24c706e1af4baa9e8ac3dc02c8d72dce
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42917 cb036472a17be964822cd1748dff9c5f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   699770 82dd2a37f9c3d5f977afc0a990c9c648

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   134242 cf2f009836139723d0b9eeccf6497e89

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   112840 f2ee06cf9103664ae7dd631ff9cc5173

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   108874 777f71c6cf3136e7143094f9ba4507f7

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   151766 caa6d74226f7ad6ebfbb50402b366693

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   116304 145964aa0dfd6fe42f6a67104af370a5

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   105868 d9035e0b49e56257444d1445b9f2b48a

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   117588 1d67e473d49dcfc3e6b8c083976ee22a

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   118012 721e4a42ae02098ff7acd6fbe60934c7

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   112670 a294d33370973324ef46a8beaf20880a

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   112492 799fe37a8371ab10c4fb78298b054b8e

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/q/queue/queue_1.30.1-4woody2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   123792 6a6685be2847e8c50c71712b80b05c2c


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

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