Debian Security Advisory

DSA-855-1 weex -- format string vulnerability

Date Reported:
10 Oct 2005
Affected Packages:
weex
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 332424.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-3150.
More information:

Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a format string vulnerability in weex, a non-interactive FTP client for updating web pages, that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the clients machine.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.1-4woody2.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.1-6sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.1-6sarge1.

We recommend that you upgrade your weex package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-4woody2_sparc.deb

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_alpha.deb
AMD64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_amd64.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/weex/weex_2.6.1-6sarge1_sparc.deb

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