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RedHat-Watch: various packages updated (pine, mutt, sysklogd, zgv)

Mar 30, 1999, 21:37 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cristian Gafton)
From gafton@redhat.com Tue Mar 30 19:30:41 1999
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 20:18:03 -0500 (EST)
From: Cristian Gafton 
Reply-To: redhat-watch-list@redhat.com
To: redhat-watch-list@redhat.com
Subject: SECURITY: various packages updated (pine, mutt, sysklogd, zgv)
Resent-Date: 31 Mar 1999 01:34:22 -0000
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Security vulnerabilities have been identified in various packages that
ship with Red Hat Linux.

Red Hat would like to thank the members of the BUGTRAQ mailing list,
the members of the Linux Security Audit team, and others. All users
of Red Hat Linux are encouraged to upgrade to the new packages
immediately. As always, these packages have been signed with the
Red Hat PGP key.

mutt, pine:
- -----------
An problem in the mime handling code could allow a remote user
to execute certain commands on a local system.

Red Hat Linux 5.2
- -----------------
alpha:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/alpha/mutt-0.95.4us-0.alpha.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/alpha/pine-4.10-1.alpha.rpm
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/mutt-0.95.4us-0.i386.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/pine-4.10-1.i386.rpm
sparc:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/sparc/mutt-0.95.4us-0.sparc.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/sparc/pine-4.10-1.sparc.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/mutt-0.95.4us-0.src.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/pine-4.10-1.src.rpm

Red Hat Linux 5.1
- -----------------
alpha:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/alpha/mutt-0.95.4us-0.alpha.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/alpha/pine-3.96-8.1.alpha.rpm
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/i386/mutt-0.95.4us-0.i386.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/i386/pine-3.96-8.1.i386.rpm
sparc:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/sparc/mutt-0.95.4us-0.sparc.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/sparc/pine-3.96-8.1.sparc.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/SRPMS/mutt-0.95.4us-0.src.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/SRPMS/pine-3.96-8.1.src.rpm

Red Hat Linux 5.0
- -----------------
alpha:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/alpha/mutt-0.95.4us-0.alpha.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/alpha/pine-3.96-7.1.alpha.rpm
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/i386/mutt-0.95.4us-0.i386.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/i386/pine-3.96-7.1.i386.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/SRPMS/mutt-0.95.4us-0.src.rpm
        rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/SRPMS/pine-3.96-7.1.src.rpm

Red Hat Linux 4.2
- -----------------
alpha:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/alpha/pine-3.96-7.0.alpha.rpm
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/i386/pine-3.96-7.0.i386.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/sparc/pine-3.96-7.0.sparc.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/SRPMS/pine-3.96-7.0.src.rpm

(Mutt was not shipped with Red Hat Linux 4.2)


sysklogd
- --------
An overflow in the parsing code could lead to crashes of the system
logger.

Red Hat Linux 5.0,5.1,5.2:
- --------------------------
alpha:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/alpha/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.alpha.rpm
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.i386.rpm
sparc:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/sparc/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.sparc.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.src.rpm

Red Hat Linux 4.2:
- ------------------
alpha:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/alpha/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.alpha.rpm
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/i386/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.i386.rpm
sparc:  rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/sparc/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.sparc.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/SRPMS/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.src.rpm


zgv
- ---
Local users could gain root access.

Red Hat Linux 5.2:
- ------------------
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/zgv-3.0-7.i386.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-7.src.rpm

Red Hat Linux 5.1:
- ------------------
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/i386/zgv-3.0-5.1.i386.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-5.1.src.rpm

Red Hat Linux 5.0:
- ------------------
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/i386/zgv-3.0-1.5.0.i386.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-1.5.0.src.rpm

Red Hat Linux 4.2:
- ------------------
i386:   rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/i386/zgv-3.0-1.4.2.i386.rpm
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-1.4.2.src.rpm


Cristian
- --
- ----------------------------------------------------------------------
Cristian Gafton   --   gafton@redhat.com   --   Red Hat Software, Inc.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are.

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