Package : centericq Vulnerability : several Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE IDs : CAN-2005-2369 CAN-2005-2370 CAN-2005-2448 BugTraq ID : 14415
Several problems have been discovered in libgadu which is also part of centericq, a text-mode multi-protocol instant messenger client. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Multiple integer signedness errors may allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
Memory alignment errors may allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service on certain architectures such as sparc.
Several endianess errors may allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by these problems.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 4.20.0-1sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 4.20.0-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your centericq 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 3.1 alias sarge - --------------------------------