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Mandrake Linux Advisories: webmin, shadow-utils

Feb 27, 2003, 01:59 (0 Talkback[s])

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           webmin
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2003:025
Date:                   February 26th, 2003

Affected versions:      7.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0,
                        Single Network Firewall 7.2
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Problem Description:

 A vulnerability was discovered in webmin by Cintia M. Imanishi, in the
 miniserv.pl program, which is the core server of webmin.  This
 vulnerability allows an attacker to spoof a session ID by including
 special metacharacters in the BASE64 encoding string used during the
 authentication process.  This could allow an attacker to gain full
 administrative access to webmin.
 
 MandrakeSoft encourages all users to upgrade immediately.
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References:
  
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0101
  http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=webmin-announce&m=104587858408101&w=2
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Updated Packages:
  
 Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
 0ee3a9b29088dab06b211f8137ead0f4  7.2/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.1mdk.noarch.rpm
 70c12cf5f873867e48097867ba4d7511  7.2/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0:
 1942eff82c6e3d6307f1ed3effcd8445  8.0/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.2mdk.noarch.rpm
 fd6e16fb437508d292a08f1b8e3f4395  8.0/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.2mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0/PPC:
 ac36fd178467656f52737465aa7064c0  ppc/8.0/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.2mdk.noarch.rpm
 fd6e16fb437508d292a08f1b8e3f4395  ppc/8.0/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.2mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1:
 c54d6a04c43babd622352dc154c11cf1  8.1/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.noarch.rpm
 bd072335c255b99babe2820da0f40895  8.1/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1/IA64:
 85e21a0044eadb0c4fcc7154490904d2  ia64/8.1/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.noarch.rpm
 bd072335c255b99babe2820da0f40895  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2:
 f539ce86d0abc4dc722ef80d1f44b041  8.2/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.noarch.rpm
 bd072335c255b99babe2820da0f40895  8.2/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2/PPC:
 a37bc31328fa2a6cad1160db622b8006  ppc/8.2/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.noarch.rpm
 bd072335c255b99babe2820da0f40895  ppc/8.2/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.3mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.0:
 78ef5e7e090ed425adafb1bcd044a6d3  9.0/RPMS/webmin-0.990-6.1mdk.noarch.rpm
 4c1ec7e6fbca1226856a325ec0d35de3  9.0/SRPMS/webmin-0.990-6.1mdk.src.rpm

 Single Network Firewall 7.2:
 0ee3a9b29088dab06b211f8137ead0f4  snf7.2/RPMS/webmin-0.970-2.1mdk.noarch.rpm
 70c12cf5f873867e48097867ba4d7511  snf7.2/SRPMS/webmin-0.970-2.1mdk.src.rpm
______________________________________________________________________

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

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.  The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

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

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:

  rpm --checksig <filename>

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

  https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

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

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_linux-mandrake.com

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security linux-mandrake.com>

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
______________________________________________________________________

Package name:           shadow-utils
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2003:026
Date:                   February 26th, 2003

Affected versions:      8.1, 8.2, 9.0, Multi Network Firewall 8.2
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Problem Description:

 The shadow-utils package contains the tool useradd, which is used to 
 create or update new user information.  When useradd creates an
 account, it would create it with improper permissions; instead of
 having it owned by the group mail, it would be owned by the user's
 primary group.  If this is a shared group (ie. "users"), then all
 members of the shared group would be able to obtain access to the
 mail spools of other members of the same group.  A patch to useradd
 has been applied to correct this problem.
______________________________________________________________________

References:
  
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-1509
______________________________________________________________________

Updated Packages:
  
 Mandrake Linux 8.1:
 d93c4cb6a8a6335f36982242e655937c  8.1/RPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-2.1mdk.i586.rpm
 55585fdbad9b036c4d75d041ba49959f  8.1/SRPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-2.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1/IA64:
 68f2dcf5eabd26c28a280c1b6636d600  ia64/8.1/RPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-2.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 55585fdbad9b036c4d75d041ba49959f  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-2.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2:
 2efd1aecd7bc0bfab1a63fcbc771c807  8.2/RPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 173215e735d47ac3e47de40f7db929ba  8.2/SRPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-5.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2/PPC:
 075fed13279baf3b2fbd6680da785a36  ppc/8.2/RPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-5.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 173215e735d47ac3e47de40f7db929ba  ppc/8.2/SRPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-5.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.0:
 4aec1f507ffde87dd10299f31cb20b84  9.0/RPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-8.1mdk.i586.rpm
 ea8bb79641b11a029eb7c989f8606ec8  9.0/SRPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-8.1mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
 2efd1aecd7bc0bfab1a63fcbc771c807  mnf8.2/RPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 173215e735d47ac3e47de40f7db929ba  mnf8.2/SRPMS/shadow-utils-20000902-5.1mdk.src.rpm
______________________________________________________________________

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

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.  The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

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

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:

  rpm --checksig <filename>

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

  https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

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

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_linux-mandrake.com

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security linux-mandrake.com>