Debian Security Advisory

DSA-830-1 ntlmaps -- wrong permissions

Date Reported:
30 Sep 2005
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-2962.
More information:

Drew Parsons noticed that the post-installation script of ntlmaps, an NTLM authorisation proxy server, changes the permissions of the configuration file to be world-readable. It contains the user name and password of the Windows NT system that ntlmaps connects to and, hence, leaks them to local users.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain an ntlmaps package.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.9-2sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.9-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your ntlmaps package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)

Architecture-independent component:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.