Package : nfs-user-server
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2006-0043
Debian Bug : 350020
Marcus Meissner discovered that attackers can trigger a buffer overflow
in the path handling code by creating or abusing existing symlinks, which
may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
This vulnerability isn't present in the kernel NFS server.
This update includes a bugfix for attribute handling of symlinks. This
fix does not have security implications, but at the time when this DSA
was prepared it was already queued for the next stable point release, so
we decided to include it beforehand.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your nfs-user-server package.
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:
will update the internal database
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