[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2006:189 ] - Updated xsupplicant fixes possible remote root stack smash vulnerability
Posted on: 10/28/2006 12:15 AM

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

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:189
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : xsupplicant
Date : October 27, 2006
Affected: 2006.0, 2007.0
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Problem Description:

Yannick Van Osselaer discovered a stack overflow in Xsupplicant, which
could potentially be exploited by a remote, authenticated user to gain
root priviledges. Additional code cleanups to fix potential memory
leaks are also included.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
d35f3cee0c66c5778acd39a64e46704a 2006.0/i586/xsupplicant-1.0.1-3.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
3df3a3e96b0be68eda96dcffd557a014 2006.0/i586/xsupplicant-doc-1.0.1-3.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
3685820c2527d4608a2fc1722eba6b63 2006.0/SRPMS/xsupplicant-1.0.1-3.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
d2e450ac1c2f4dac7968a08a8cb2f2c4 2006.0/x86_64/xsupplicant-1.0.1-3.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
6027f2b00d4d2c966bcacbdd38a6895b 2006.0/x86_64/xsupplicant-doc-1.0.1-3.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
3685820c2527d4608a2fc1722eba6b63 2006.0/SRPMS/xsupplicant-1.0.1-3.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
b122033612442db1eaf3795e74947a25 2007.0/i586/xsupplicant-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
5919e8bb474dea74a5b0e80746d3821c 2007.0/i586/xsupplicant-devel-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
2e890e6b58ab87e6104bbd2cbcfac297 2007.0/i586/xsupplicant-doc-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
b126177e58162c5bbeddda641d874423 2007.0/SRPMS/xsupplicant-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
46878703a426d4d5770c1572c397f54c 2007.0/x86_64/xsupplicant-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
bdc5f953605ab0404eb1075e0cb42ac6 2007.0/x86_64/xsupplicant-devel-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
3023ec5a0ee41f083c6372add22e8444 2007.0/x86_64/xsupplicant-doc-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
b126177e58162c5bbeddda641d874423 2007.0/SRPMS/xsupplicant-1.2.6-1.1mdv2007.0.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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