Red Hat Security Advisory: New micq packages are availableJan 25, 2001, 22:03 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 10:46 -0500
Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory Synopsis: New micq packages are available Advisory ID: RHSA-2001:005-03 Issue date: 2001-01-24 Updated on: 2001-01-24 Product: Red Hat Powertools Keywords: buffer overflow Cross references: Obsoletes:
New micq packages are available which fix a buffer overflow vulnerability.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
3. Problem description:
A buffer overflow exists in the micq package, which allows arbitrary commands to be executed. This update fixes the problem.
To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:
where is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directly *only* contains the desired RPMs.
Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:
This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate RPMs being upgraded on your system.
5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):
6. RPMs required:
Red Hat Powertools 6.0:
Red Hat Powertools 6.1:
Red Hat Powertools 6.2:
Red Hat Powertools 7.0:
MD5 sum Package Name
3377d787fb7d8d37d7488493f558d961 6.0/SRPMS/micq-0.4.6-1.src.rpm 5fa4df1afb1e397ac6617e0d76446e1a 6.0/alpha/micq-0.4.6-1.alpha.rpm c963ccb56d15171741734f7a810abff2 6.0/i386/micq-0.4.6-1.i386.rpm 331a526910943a587e711781cae979bc 6.0/sparc/micq-0.4.6-1.sparc.rpm 3377d787fb7d8d37d7488493f558d961 6.1/SRPMS/micq-0.4.6-1.src.rpm 5fa4df1afb1e397ac6617e0d76446e1a 6.1/alpha/micq-0.4.6-1.alpha.rpm c963ccb56d15171741734f7a810abff2 6.1/i386/micq-0.4.6-1.i386.rpm 331a526910943a587e711781cae979bc 6.1/sparc/micq-0.4.6-1.sparc.rpm 3377d787fb7d8d37d7488493f558d961 6.2/SRPMS/micq-0.4.6-1.src.rpm 5fa4df1afb1e397ac6617e0d76446e1a 6.2/alpha/micq-0.4.6-1.alpha.rpm c963ccb56d15171741734f7a810abff2 6.2/i386/micq-0.4.6-1.i386.rpm 331a526910943a587e711781cae979bc 6.2/sparc/micq-0.4.6-1.sparc.rpm c4dc138b56e3020cf4dff7c33d9364cd 7.0/SRPMS/micq-0.4.6-2.src.rpm ff0d7d23c2a91bfde623586f3a10b226 7.0/alpha/micq-0.4.6-2.alpha.rpm f3225579995fae731b7db74d7f8c3763 7.0/i386/micq-0.4.6-2.i386.rpmThese packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at:
You can verify each package with the following command:
If you only wish to verify that each package has not been
corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the
Thanks to tHE rECIdjVO <email@example.com> for finding the vulnerability and to Seva Gluschenko <firstname.lastname@example.org> for reporting lit to Bugtraq.
Copyright(c) 2000, 2001 Red Hat, Inc.
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