[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2007:044 ] - Updated ekiga packages fix string vulnerabilities.
Posted on: 02/21/2007 05:30 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-2007:044
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : ekiga
Date : February 21, 2007
Affected: 2007.0
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Problem Description:

A format string flaw was discovered in how ekiga processes certain
messages, which could permit a remote attacker that can connect to
ekiga to potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running ekiga.

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

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1006
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
949ddb13d6ec406dda15989adfa6a8a6 2007.0/i586/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
301e55e46ec28ec2f6bb3371e4954f71 2007.0/SRPMS/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
206cffc2e041ffa98edcfa982fd42c14 2007.0/x86_64/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
301e55e46ec28ec2f6bb3371e4954f71 2007.0/SRPMS/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.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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