[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2006:089 ] - Updated kphone packages fixes permissions issue with .qt/kphonerc
Posted on: 05/24/2006 10:22 PM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:089
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : kphone
Date : May 24, 2006
Affected: 2006.0
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Problem Description:

Kphone creates .qt/kphonerc with world-readable permissions, which
allows local users to read usernames and SIP passwords.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2442
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
fca945c8a4e1237ab7b684256ee00f63 2006.0/RPMS/kphone-4.2-5.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
bd5080d59632c0ae685376bfe2084b76 2006.0/SRPMS/kphone-4.2-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
e109b023b0d240cead8eee2db6d3dcf1 x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/kphone-4.2-5.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
bd5080d59632c0ae685376bfe2084b76 x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/kphone-4.2-5.1.20060mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

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

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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