Debian Bug report logs - #675203
[CVE-2012-2944] upsd can be remotely crashed

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Package: nut; Maintainer for nut is Arnaud Quette <>; Source for nut is src:nut.

Reported by: Arnaud Quette <>

Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 14:03:02 UTC

Severity: critical

Tags: patch, security

Found in versions nut/2.4.3-1.1squeeze1, nut/2.4.3-1

Fixed in versions nut/2.6.4-1, nut/2.4.3-1.1squeeze2

Done: Arnaud Quette <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Arnaud Quette <>:
Bug#675203; Package nut. (Wed, 30 May 2012 14:03:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Arnaud Quette <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Arnaud Quette <>. (Wed, 30 May 2012 14:03:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Arnaud Quette <>
To: Debian Bugs <>
Subject: [CVE-2012-2944] upsd can be remotely crashed
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 15:58:32 +0200
Package: nut
Severity: critical
Tags: security patch

The following potential vulnerability had been reported against NUT
(Network UPS Tools):

The patch has already been committed upstream (development version),
and include more details on the issue:

It will be available in 2.6.4, which will be released by the end of the week.
This will fix Sid and Testing.

But Stable is still exposed (NUT 2.4.3). I'm currently preparing an
upload to fix it (2.4.3-1.1squeeze2).

Please use CVE-2012-2944 for this issue.
This CVE is not yet official, but will be on Friday, June Arst 00:00:00 UTC.

Linux / Unix Expert R&D - Eaton -
Network UPS Tools (NUT) Project Leader -
Debian Developer -
Free Software Developer -

Reply sent to Arnaud Quette <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:54:11 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Arnaud Quette <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:54:11 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Arnaud Quette <>
Subject: Bug#675203: fixed in nut 2.4.3-1.1squeeze2
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:51:17 +0000
Source: nut
Source-Version: 2.4.3-1.1squeeze2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
nut, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/n/nut/libupsclient1-dev_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb
  to main/n/nut/libupsclient1_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb
  to main/n/nut/nut-cgi_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb
  to main/n/nut/nut-hal-drivers_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb
  to main/n/nut/nut-powerman-pdu_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb
  to main/n/nut/nut-snmp_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb
  to main/n/nut/nut-xml_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb
  to main/n/nut/nut_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2.diff.gz
  to main/n/nut/nut_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2.dsc
  to main/n/nut/nut_2.4.3-1.1squeeze2_i386.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Arnaud Quette <> (supplier of updated nut package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
believe that there is a problem with it please contact the archive
administrators by mailing

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Format: 1.8
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 13:38:46 +0200
Source: nut
Binary: nut nut-cgi nut-snmp nut-hal-drivers nut-xml nut-powerman-pdu libupsclient1 libupsclient1-dev
Architecture: source i386
Version: 2.4.3-1.1squeeze2
Distribution: stable-security
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Arnaud Quette <>
Changed-By: Arnaud Quette <>
 libupsclient1 - network UPS tools - client library
 libupsclient1-dev - network UPS tools - development files
 nut        - network UPS tools - core system
 nut-cgi    - network UPS tools - web interface
 nut-hal-drivers - network UPS tools - HAL interface
 nut-powerman-pdu - network UPS tools - PowerMan PDU driver
 nut-snmp   - network UPS tools - SNMP driver
 nut-xml    - network UPS tools - XML/HTTP driver
Closes: 675203
 nut (2.4.3-1.1squeeze2) stable-security; urgency=high
   * debian/control, debian/rules, debian/patches/*: enable dpatch again
   * debian/patches/0001-fix_CVE-2012-2944.patch: Fix CVE-2012-2944,
     which expose upsd to remote crashes. (Closes: #675203)
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Marked as fixed in versions nut/2.6.4-1. Request was from Laurent Bigonville <> to (Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:27:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Marked as found in versions nut/2.4.3-1.1squeeze1. Request was from Laurent Bigonville <> to (Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:27:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Marked as found in versions nut/2.4.3-1; no longer marked as fixed in versions nut/2.4.3-1.1squeeze2. Request was from Laurent Bigonville <> to (Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:36:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Marked as fixed in versions nut/2.4.3-1.1squeeze2. Request was from Laurent Bigonville <> to (Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:42:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <> to (Sun, 30 Sep 2012 07:25:29 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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