[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2006:191 ] - Updated screen packages fix 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-2006:191
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : screen
Date : October 27, 2006
Affected: 2006.0, 2007.0, Corporate 3.0, Corporate 4.0
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Problem Description:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the "utf8 combining characters
handling" (utf8_handle_comb function in encoding.c) in screen before
4.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash or hang) via certain UTF8 sequences.

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

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4573
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
9e8eaea4477898e374bb25347282cfd1 2006.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
eca09b0f931ca48e48ce41608a188e01 2006.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
c00635f995a854a72e8c372c8464d960 2006.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
eca09b0f931ca48e48ce41608a188e01 2006.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
945203a197c7e5517be01ee32e5eebcc 2007.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
4e8453bfc592055a3b62b1be19a564f9 2007.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
e9ca78a213aa19bcc48546e06715e4be 2007.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
4e8453bfc592055a3b62b1be19a564f9 2007.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Corporate 3.0:
7e82b9ca9f4cb7d36c3effff9f9a6c9b corporate/3.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
8f03ad99709f5346b995492a749e4bfc corporate/3.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
848ef4b41455884c8af2faaf8b3e415a corporate/3.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
8f03ad99709f5346b995492a749e4bfc corporate/3.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0:
b8291d07e76adc2dd872fc1456f63340 corporate/4.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
a63794f38d2898c38f23b0d124baf649 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
8597118cdb7fa7c052e8d190469d99cc corporate/4.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
a63794f38d2898c38f23b0d124baf649 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.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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