SUSE Security Summary Report SUSE-SR:2007:011
Posted on: 05/16/2007 01:45 PM

A security announcement from SUSE

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SUSE Security Summary Report

Announcement ID: SUSE-SR:2007:011
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 15:00:00 +0000
Cross-References: CVE-2005-3352, CVE-2007-0240, CVE-2007-2356

Content of this advisory:
1) Solved Security Vulnerabilities:
- apache missed mod_imap fix
- gimp buffer overflow in sunras handling
- zope XSS problem
2) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:
- Current round of Samba updates
- Month of PHP bugs / PHP 5.2.2
3) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

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1) Solved Security Vulnerabilities

To avoid flooding mailing lists with SUSE Security Announcements for minor
issues, SUSE Security releases weekly summary reports for the low profile
vulnerability fixes. The SUSE Security Summary Reports do not list md5 sums
or download URLs like the SUSE Security Announcements that are released for
more severe vulnerabilities.

Fixed packages for the following incidents are already available on our FTP
server and via the YaST Online Update.

- Apache missed mod_imap fix

Apache 1.3 packages were updated to fix an old security problem we missed in earlier updates.
The problem is already fixed for our Apache2 packages.

CVE-2005-3352: mod_imap: Escape untrusted Referer header before outputting
in HTML to avoid potential cross-site scripting. A change was also made
to ap_escape_html so we escape quotes.

This problem affects only SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 and 9.


- GIMP buffer overflow in sunras handling

Specially crafted RAS files could cause a buffer overflow in the
SUNRAS plugin of GIMP. The bug could potentially be exploited to execute
arbitrary code (CVE-2007-2356).

This bug has been fixed in all distributions containing gimp and gimp-unstable
packages.


- zope XSS problem

A cross site scripting bug (XSS) in zope was fixed.

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2007-0240 and
affects SUSE Linux 9.3, 10.0, 10.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and 10.
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2) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds

- Current round of Samba updates

Various problems have been found and fixed in the Samba Server.

- Specially crafted MS-RPC packets could overwrite heap memory and
therefore could potentially be exploited to execute code
(CVE-2007-2446).

- Authenticated users could leverage specially crafted MS-RPC packets
to pass arguments unfiltered to /bin/sh (CVE-2007-2447).

- A bug in the local SID/Name translation routines may
potentially result in a user being able to issue SMB
protocol operations as root (CVE-2007-2444).

Updated packages for these problems have already been released for
SUSE Linux 10.0, 10.1, openSUSE 10.2 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.

The samba packages for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and 8 are
still in QA and will be released after finishing QA.

A full advisory will be published at this time.

- Month of PHP bugs / PHP 5.2.2

We are currently preparing updates for the bugs found by the Month
of PHP bugs project and fixed in PHP 5.2.2 and will release updates when
ready.
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3) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

- Announcement authenticity verification:

SUSE security announcements are published via mailing lists and on Web
sites. The authenticity and integrity of a SUSE security announcement is
guaranteed by a cryptographic signature in each announcement. All SUSE
security announcements are published with a valid signature.

To verify the signature of the announcement, save it as text into a file
and run the command

gpg --verify lt;filegt;

replacing lt;filegt; with the name of the file containing the announcement.
The output for a valid signature looks like:

gpg: Signature made lt;DATEgt; using RSA key ID 3D25D3D9
gpg: Good signature from "SuSE Security Team lt;security@suse.degt;"

where lt;DATEgt; is replaced by the date the document was signed.

If the security team's key is not contained in your key ring, you can
import it from the first installation CD. To import the key, use the
command

gpg --import gpg-pubkey-3d25d3d9-36e12d04.asc

- Package authenticity verification:

SUSE update packages are available on many mirror FTP servers all over the
world. While this service is considered valuable and important to the free
and open source software community, the authenticity and integrity of a
package needs to be verified to ensure that it has not been tampered with.

The internal RPM package signatures provide an easy way to verify the
authenticity of an RPM package. Use the command

rpm -v --checksig lt;file.rpmgt;

to verify the signature of the package, replacing lt;file.rpmgt; with the
filename of the RPM package downloaded. The package is unmodified if it
contains a valid signature from build@suse.de with the key ID 9C800ACA.

This key is automatically imported into the RPM database (on RPMv4-based
distributions) and the gpg key ring of 'root' during installation. You can
also find it on the first installation CD and included at the end of this
announcement.

- SUSE runs two security mailing lists to which any interested party may
subscribe:

opensuse-security@opensuse.org
- General Linux and SUSE security discussion.
All SUSE security announcements are sent to this list.
To subscribe, send an e-mail to
lt;opensuse-security+subscribe@opensuse.orggt;.

suse-security-announce@suse.com
- SUSE's announce-only mailing list.
Only SUSE's security announcements are sent to this list.
To subscribe, send an e-mail to
lt;suse-security-announce-subscribe@suse.comgt;.

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SUSE's security contact is lt;security@suse.comgt; or lt;security@suse.degt;.
The lt;security@suse.degt; public key is listed below.
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The information in this advisory may be distributed or reproduced,
provided that the advisory is not modified in any way. In particular, the
clear text signature should show proof of the authenticity of the text.

SUSE Linux Products GmbH provides no warranties of any kind whatsoever
with respect to the information contained in this security advisory.

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pub 1024D/9C800ACA 2000-10-19 SuSE Package Signing Key lt;build@suse.degt;

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