MDKSA-2004:048 - Updated cvs packages fix remotely exploitable vulnerability
Posted on: 05/19/2004 05:03 PM

A cvs update is available for Mandrakelinux
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Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: cvs
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2004:048
Date: May 19th, 2004

Affected versions: 10.0, 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1
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Problem Description:

Stefan Esser discovered that malformed "Entry" lines in combination with Is-modified and Unchanged can be used to overflow malloc()ed memory in a way that can be remotely exploited.

The updated packages contain a patch to correct the problem.

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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0396
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Updated Packages:

Mandrakelinux 10.0:
168c0c9c029edf3827123cd9d0a65da9 10.0/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.100mdk.i586.rpm
857ac341672900c63aa5515bb2e9cedc 10.0/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.100mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
4696e3ceb8416eae29c0d9b578c6e5ad amd64/10.0/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.100mdk.amd64.rpm
857ac341672900c63aa5515bb2e9cedc amd64/10.0/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.100mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1:
8c8414e20ffbd851f7900a89c47f7ce8 corporate/2.1/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.C21mdk.i586.rpm
748e43d4e8da7210594ac38e12440ef5 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
3149f707b46257fe451336348e2d25de x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
748e43d4e8da7210594ac38e12440ef5 x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.1:
b95849ed65da4cbf41625321519caa4c 9.1/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.91mdk.i586.rpm
9c4a8ff396602baa633ac2902a987210 9.1/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.1/PPC:
881f57e86790f119ff8378bb4cbe9040 ppc/9.1/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.91mdk.ppc.rpm
9c4a8ff396602baa633ac2902a987210 ppc/9.1/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.2:
a0611b79ddfdf089a8f468c7bdc32171 9.2/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.92mdk.i586.rpm
38a5a75e6a27b3854513a75fae36eaf2 9.2/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.92mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
283e7a5379a12bd879ef5432458fe9bb amd64/9.2/RPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.92mdk.amd64.rpm
38a5a75e6a27b3854513a75fae36eaf2 amd64/9.2/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.14-0.2.92mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

Mandrakesoft has several security-related mailing list services that anyone can subscribe to. Information on these lists can be obtained by visiting:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_linux-mandrake.com


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