Patch  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11867
DSA-2049 barnowl -- buffer overflow  

It has been discovered that barnowl, a curses-based tty Jabber, IRC, AIM and Zephyr client, is prone to a buffer overflow via its "CC:" handling, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
Create Date: 2010-07-31 Last Update Date: 2010-09-13

Affected Platforms/Products

Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • Debian GNU/Linux 5.0
  • barnowl

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6513
IF : Any one of the following are true Architecture section
IF : All of the following are true Architecture dependent section
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : barnowl is earlier than 1.0.1-4+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  barnowl is earlier than 1.0.1-4+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package barnowl package information
barnowl
RPM Version less than 0:1.0.1-4+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Supported architectures section
IF : Installed architecture is hppa
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is hppa 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) hppa
processor_type is hppa unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is powerpc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is powerpc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ppc
processor_type is ppc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is alpha
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is alpha 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) alpha
processor_type is alpha unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is ia64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is ia64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ia64
processor_type is ia64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is mips
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is mips 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) mips
processor_type is mips unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is i386
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is i386 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) i686
processor_type is i686 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is arm
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is arm 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) arm
processor_type is arm unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is sparc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is sparc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) sparc
processor_type is sparc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is amd64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is amd64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) x86-64
processor_type is x86-64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is s390
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is s390 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) s390x
processor_type is s390x unix : uname_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture independent section
IF : barnowl-irc is earlier than 1.0.1-4+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  barnowl-irc is earlier than 1.0.1-4+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package barnowl-irc package information
barnowl-irc
RPM Version less than 0:1.0.1-4+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : Installed architecture is all
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is all 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"

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