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Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - xloadimage

Aug 29, 2001, 07:22 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 11:21:27 -0300
Subject: [CLA-2001:415] Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - xloadimage
From: secure@conectiva.com.br


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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : xloadimage
SUMMARY   : Remote vulnerability in xloadimage
DATE      : 2001-08-28 11:20:00
ID        : CLA-2001:415
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 4.0, 4.0es, 4.1, 4.2, 5.0, prg graficos, ecommerce, 5.1, 6.0, 7.0

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DESCRIPTION
 "xloadimage" is a program used to display images.
 This program contains a buffer overflow in the code handling FACE
 type images. In conjunction with plugger and netscape, this could be
 used by remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the user's
 machine when this user visited a site containing a specially crafted
 image.


SOLUTION
 It is recommended that all xloadimage users apply the update, even if
 plugger is not being used (plugger is only shipped with Conectiva
 Linux 6.0 or higher). It is also recommended that xloadimage be
 deactivated in /etc/pluggerrc if you have plugger installed.
 
 
 
 REFERENCES:
 1. http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3006


DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-15U40_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0/i386/xloadimage-4.1-15U40_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0es/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-15U40_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0es/i386/xloadimage-4.1-15U40_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.1/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-15U41_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.1/i386/xloadimage-4.1-15U41_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.2/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-15U42_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.2/i386/xloadimage-4.1-15U42_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-15U50_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/i386/xloadimage-4.1-15U50_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-16U51_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/i386/xloadimage-4.1-16U51_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-17U60_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/xloadimage-4.1-17U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-17U70_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/xloadimage-4.1-17U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-15U50_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/i386/xloadimage-4.1-15U50_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/SRPMS/xloadimage-4.1-15U50_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/i386/xloadimage-4.1-15U50_1cl.i386.rpm


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 Users of Conectiva Linux version 6.0 or higher may use apt to perform 
 upgrades of RPM packages:
 - add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list if it is not there yet
   (you may also use linuxconf to do this):

 rpm [cncbr] ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br 6.0/conectiva updates

(replace 6.0 with the correct version number if you are not running CL6.0)

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions reagarding the use of apt and upgrade examples 
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en


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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at 
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en
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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en

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