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Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory: kdelibs

Jun 28, 2001, 20:53 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 16:14:00 -0600
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team <security@linux-mandrake.com>
Subject: MDKSA-2001:046-3 - kdelibs update



                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory


Package name:           kdelibs
Date:                   June 27th, 2001
Original Advisory Date: May 3rd, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:046-3 

Affected versions:      8.0


Problem Description:

 A problem exists with the kdesu component of kdelibs.  It created a
 world-readable temporary file to exchange authentication information
 and delete it shortly after.  This can be abused by a local user to
 gain access to the X server and could result in a compromise of the
 account that kdesu would access.

Update:

 Konqueror was unable to view manpages.  This update corrects the
 problem and further corrections to sound are present for those cards
 that did not work properly with the previous update.


Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team at
  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/RPM-GPG-KEYS
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Mandrake Linux 8.0:
142db5681bae42617eebd75bd5e03369  8.0/RPMS/arts-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
f72ad6788a0924685fa3b9fe9e6eaca5  8.0/RPMS/kdelibs-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
ac4ae1a9c4a19a14cdd2a92138bed116  8.0/RPMS/kdelibs-devel-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
e42800634dfee0c6d5d7b3e12bcb43c5  8.0/RPMS/kdelibs-devel-static-libraries-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
d6975b3957d857529935a3cc2a46cda0  8.0/RPMS/libarts2-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
74c3e58af01745094721b1c19bc6b6f7  8.0/RPMS/libarts2-devel-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
b7678138fb810e33d95f2ad253b97cba  8.0/SRPMS/kdelibs-2.1.2-4mdk.src.rpm

Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 16:14:00 -0600
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team <security@linux-mandrake.com>
Subject: MDKSA-2001:046-3 - kdelibs update



                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory


Package name:           kdelibs
Date:                   June 27th, 2001
Original Advisory Date: May 3rd, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:046-3 

Affected versions:      8.0


Problem Description:

 A problem exists with the kdesu component of kdelibs.  It created a
 world-readable temporary file to exchange authentication information
 and delete it shortly after.  This can be abused by a local user to
 gain access to the X server and could result in a compromise of the
 account that kdesu would access.

Update:

 Konqueror was unable to view manpages.  This update corrects the
 problem and further corrections to sound are present for those cards
 that did not work properly with the previous update.


Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team at
  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/RPM-GPG-KEYS
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Mandrake Linux 8.0:
142db5681bae42617eebd75bd5e03369  8.0/RPMS/arts-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
f72ad6788a0924685fa3b9fe9e6eaca5  8.0/RPMS/kdelibs-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
ac4ae1a9c4a19a14cdd2a92138bed116  8.0/RPMS/kdelibs-devel-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
e42800634dfee0c6d5d7b3e12bcb43c5  8.0/RPMS/kdelibs-devel-static-libraries-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
d6975b3957d857529935a3cc2a46cda0  8.0/RPMS/libarts2-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
74c3e58af01745094721b1c19bc6b6f7  8.0/RPMS/libarts2-devel-2.1.2-4mdk.i586.rpm
b7678138fb810e33d95f2ad253b97cba  8.0/SRPMS/kdelibs-2.1.2-4mdk.src.rpm


Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):

 3718 - latest security update to kdelibs 2.1.2.2 arts lib mising
        Syn_PLAY_WAVE
 3868 - Mandrake Update kills KDE desktop sound. (arts and libarts
        packages?)


To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
listed at:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3.

Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Mandrake Linux 8.0, look for it in "updates/8.0/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download
them.

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other security advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com


Mandrake Linux has two security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to:

security-announce@linux-mandrake.com

  Mandrake Linux's security announcements mailing list.  Only
  announcements are sent to this list and it is read-only.

security-discuss@linux-mandrake.com

  Mandrake Linux's security discussion mailing list.  This list is open
  to anyone to discuss Mandrake Linux security specifically and Linux
  security in general.

To subscribe to either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "subscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To remove yourself from either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "unsubscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To get more information on either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "info [listname]" in the body of the message.

Optionally, you can use the web interface to subscribe to or unsubscribe
from either list:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/flists.php3#security


Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):

 3718 - latest security update to kdelibs 2.1.2.2 arts lib mising
        Syn_PLAY_WAVE
 3868 - Mandrake Update kills KDE desktop sound. (arts and libarts
        packages?)


To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
listed at:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3.

Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Mandrake Linux 8.0, look for it in "updates/8.0/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download
them.

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other security advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com


Mandrake Linux has two security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to:

security-announce@linux-mandrake.com

  Mandrake Linux's security announcements mailing list.  Only
  announcements are sent to this list and it is read-only.

security-discuss@linux-mandrake.com

  Mandrake Linux's security discussion mailing list.  This list is open
  to anyone to discuss Mandrake Linux security specifically and Linux
  security in general.

To subscribe to either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "subscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To remove yourself from either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "unsubscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To get more information on either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "info [listname]" in the body of the message.

Optionally, you can use the web interface to subscribe to or unsubscribe
from either list:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/flists.php3#security