cvs (SSA:2004-161-01)
Posted on: 06/09/2004 05:05 PM

A cvs update is available for Slackware Linux:

New cvs packages that have been upgraded to cvs-1.11.17 are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and -current to fix various security issues. Sites running a CVS server should upgrade to the new CVS package right away.

More details about the issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0416
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0417
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0418
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0414


Here are the details from the Slackware 9.1 ChangeLog:
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Wed Jun 9 11:35:15 PDT 2004
patches/packages/cvs-1.11.17-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to cvs-1.11.17.
From the cvs NEWS file:
* Thanks to Stefan Esser Sebastian Krahmer, several potential security
problems have been fixed. The ones which were considered dangerous enough
to catalogue were assigned issue numbers CAN-2004-0416, CAN-2004-0417,
CAN-2004-0418 by the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project. Please
see http://www.cve.mitre.org for more information.
* A potential buffer overflow vulnerability in the server has been fixed.
This addresses the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project's issue
CAN-2004-0414. Please see <http://www.cve.mitre.org> for more information.
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.17-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.17-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.17-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/d/cvs-1.11.17-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 8.1 package:
66db824432943ba55f59a967bb873ddd cvs-1.11.17-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
ae99eefc6ec2e86d4957839a0bbd09d6 cvs-1.11.17-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
e87625033650b3cc89172931e5dd2af4 cvs-1.11.17-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
941eb35ade93da89e622cd19e852c799 cvs-1.11.17-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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First, shut down the cvs server if you are running one.

Then, upgrade the package:
# upgradepkg cvs-1.11.17-i486-1.tgz

Finally, restart the CVS server.


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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