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Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

The Debian Project                                 http://www.debian.org/
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated                             press@debian.org
September 4th, 2010              http://www.debian.org/News/2010/20100904

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable
distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename "lenny").  This update mainly
adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with
a few adjustment to serious problems.

Please note that this update does not constitute a new version of Debian
GNU/Linux 5.0 but only updates some of the packages included.  There is
no need to throw away 5.0 CDs or DVDs but only to update via an up-to-
date Debian mirror after an installation, to cause any out of date
packages to be updated.

Those who frequently install updates from security.debian.org won't have
to update many packages and most updates from security.debian.org are
included in this update.

New CD and DVD images containing updated packages and the regular
installation media accompanied with the package archive respectively will
be available soon at the regular locations.

Upgrading to this revision online is usually done by pointing the
aptitude (or apt) package tool (see the sources.list(5) manual page) to
one of Debian's many FTP or HTTP mirrors.  A comprehensive list of
mirrors is available at:


Miscellaneous Bugfixes

This stable update adds important corrections to the following packages:

    Package                         Reason

    base-files                      Update /etc/debian_version
    bgoffice                        Don't delete files from /var/lib/aspell on upgrade
    debian-archive-keyring          Add squeeze keys; retire etch keys
    git-core                        Fix stack-based buffer overflow handling gitdir paths
    ia32-libs                       Fix ld-linux.so.2 symlink on ia64 and add ld.so.conf snippet
    imp4                            Disable DNS prefetching when disabling untrusted content; fix escaping problems in URL display
    iputils                         Fix resource consumption by specially crafted pong
    libapache-dbi-perl              Properly apply security patch during build
    libnet-sftp-foreign-perl        Add missing Recommends on lib{expect,io-pty}-perl
    libnss-lwres                    Rebuild against liblwres50 (introduced in bind9 DSA)
    libpoe-component-irc-perl       Filter out commands containing newlines to prevent injection attack
    libtk-filedialog-perl           Fix error about making ".filedialog" its own master
    libwww-perl                     Fix incorrect use of "redo"; lwp-download - don't use server-supplied filenames beginning with "."
    linux-2.6                       Several fixes and increased hardware support
    makepasswd                      Avoid generating predictable passwords
    okular                          Memory corruption
    pango1.0                        Fix crash with invalid Unicode sequences
    paste                           Fix XSS
    pastebinit                      Update pastebin.com definition; remove rafb.net
    pdf2djvu                        Fix crash when using -i / --indirect option
    quik                            Fix FTBFS and undesired prompting when debconf was in use
    slim                            Don't add current directory to default path
    ttf-dzongkha                    Fix hints file to point at the right font file
    ttf-inconsolata                 Mark font as fixed width and fix filename in defoma hints file
    w3m                             Check for NUL characters in certificate names
    xserver-xorg-video-intel        Enable low power render writes on GEN3

Additionally, the sun-java5 and sun-java6 packages for the ia64
architecture which were not available in time for the previous point
release are included in this update.

Security Updates

This revision adds the following security updates to the stable release.
The Security Team has already released an advisory for each of these

    Advisory ID        Package                 Correction(s)

    DSA-1919           smarty                  Regression in previous update
    DSA-2054           bind9                   Cache poisoning
    DSA-2059           pcsc-lite               Regression
    DSA-2064           xulrunner               Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2065           kvirc                   Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2066           wireshark               Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2067           mahara                  Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2068           python-cjson            Denial of service
    DSA-2069           znc                     Denial of service
    DSA-2070           freetype                Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2071           libmikmod               Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2072           libpng                  Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2073           mlmmj                   Directory traversal
    DSA-2074           ncompress               Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2075           xulrunner               Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2076           gnupg2                  Execution of arbitrary code
    DSA-2078           kvirc                   Arbitrary IRC command execution
    DSA-2078           mapserver               Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2080           ghostscript             Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2081           libmikmod               Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2082           gmime2.2                Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2083           moin                    Cross-site scripting
    DSA-2084           tiff                    Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2085           lftp                    File overwrite vulnerability
    DSA-2086           avahi                   Denial of service
    DSA-2087           cabextract              Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2088           wget                    Potential code execution
    DSA-2089           php5                    Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2090           socat                   Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2091           squirrelmail            Cross-site request forgery
    DSA-2092           lxr-cvs                 Cross-site scripting
    DSA-2093           ghostscript             Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2094           linux-2.6               Several issues
    DSA-2094           user-mode-linux         Several issues
    DSA-2095           lvm2                    Denial of service
    DSA-2096           zope-ldapuserfolder     Authentication
    DSA-2097           phpmyadmin              Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2098           typo3-src               Several vulnerabilities
    DSA-2099           openoffice.org          Arbitrary code execution
    DSA-2100           openssl                 Double free
    DSA-2101           wireshark               Several vulnerabilities

Removed packages

The following packages were removed due to circumstances beyond our

    Package                    Reason

    libconfig-inetd-perl        broken empty package, no r-deps


The complete lists of packages that have changed with this revision:


The current stable distribution:


Proposed updates to the stable distribution:


stable distribution information (release notes, errata etc.):


Security announcements and information:


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