RATA: [ GLSA 200609-05 OpenSSL, AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: RSA signature forgery
Posted on: 09/12/2006 09:30 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - OpenSSL, AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: RSA signature forgery. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [ERRATA UPDATE] GLSA 200609-05:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: OpenSSL, AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: RSA signature
forgery
Date: September 07, 2006
Updated: September 08, 2006
Bugs: #146375, #146438
ID: 200609-05:02

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Errata
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The package name for the AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries was incorrect.

The corrected sections appear below.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 openssl lt; 0.9.7k gt;= 0.9.7k
2 emul-linux-x86-baselibs lt; 2.5.2 gt;= 2.5.2
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# Package 2 [app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-baselibs] only applies
to AMD64 users.

NOTE: Any packages listed without architecture tags apply to all
architectures...
-------------------------------------------------------------------
2 affected packages
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Resolution
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All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=dev-libs/openssl-0.9.7k"

All AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries users should upgrade to the
latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-baselibs-2.5.2"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-05.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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