[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2007:004 ] - Updated geoip packages fix geoipupdate vulnerability
Posted on: 01/09/2007 12:45 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-2007:004
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : geoip
Date : January 8, 2007
Affected: Corporate 4.0
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Problem Description:

Dean Gaudet discovered the geoipupdate utility fails to do sanity
checking on the filename returned by "GET
/app/update_getfilename?product_id=%s".

Updated packages are patched to address this issue.
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References:

http://arctic.org/~dean/patches/GeoIP-1.4.0-update-vulnerability.patch
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Updated Packages:

Corporate 4.0:
fa1f121647c2537c612bd06cb696bf45 corporate/4.0/i586/geoip-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
b7121479dd6061d651e1596d6d088742 corporate/4.0/i586/libgeoip1-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
4672680cd19c237b0972c31428b5643d corporate/4.0/i586/libgeoip1-devel-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
e5df2bdfcdcf1da47ff30756fe6515cb corporate/4.0/i586/libgeoipupdate0-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
2ebfd111dd8511dc3cec4ade7ce39f73 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/geoip-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
fee7fd2c73be1c3a8b86c83e9b614192 corporate/4.0/x86_64/geoip-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
0232c0ff1b9463ccddb155de4095fd47 corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64geoip1-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
a29ebe06132643a78ae9948fff1eb0bd corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64geoip1-devel-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
97ef3b059e9771b7c0783c66f0106f29 corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64geoipupdate0-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
2ebfd111dd8511dc3cec4ade7ce39f73 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/geoip-1.4.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.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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