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webfs - buffer overflow



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-328-1 webfs -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
19 Jun 2003
Affected Packages:
webfs
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0445.
More information:

webfs, a lightweight HTTP server for static content, contains a buffer overflow whereby a long Request-URI in an HTTP request could cause arbitrary code to be executed.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.17.1.

The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain a webfs package.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you update your webfs package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webfs/webfs_1.17.1_sparc.deb

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



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