Package : ht
Vulnerability : buffer overflows, integer overflows
Problem-Type : local
CVE ID : CAN-2005-1545CAN-2005-1546
Several problems have been discovered in ht, a viewer, editor and
analyser for various executables, that may lead to the execution of
arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:
The authors have discovered a buffer overflow in the PE parser.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed
in version 0.5.0-1woody4. For the HP Precision architecture, you are
advised not to use this package anymore since we cannot provide
updated packages as it doesn't compile anymore.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your ht 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