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Trustix Secure Linux Advisor: glibc

Dec 21, 2001, 06:58 (0 Talkback[s])
From:   Trustix Secure Linux Advisor 
Subject:        TSLSA-2001-0029 - glibc
Date:   20 Dec 2001 15:19:48 +0100      

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Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2001-0029

Package name:      glibc
Severity:          Buffer overflow
Date:              2001-12-19
Affected versions: TSL 1.01, 1.1, 1.2, 1.5

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Problem description:
  There is a problem in the glob(3) function of the Glibc library which
  allows for exploitation of programs that pass user supplied input
  directly to it.


Action:
  We recommend that all systems with this package installed are upgraded.


Location:
  All TSL updates are available from
  http://www.trustix.net/pub/Trustix/updates/
  ftp://ftp.trustix.net/pub/Trustix/updates/


Automatic updates:
  Users of the SWUP tool, can enjoy having updates automatically
  installed using 'swup --upgrade'.

  Get SWUP from:
  ftp://ftp.trustix.net/pub/Trustix/software/swup/


Questions?
  Check out our mailing lists:
  http://www.trustix.net/support/


Verification:
  This advisory along with all TSL packages are signed with the TSL sign key.
  This key available from:
  http://www.trustix.net/TSL-GPG-KEY

  The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at
  http://www.trustix.net/errata/trustix-1.2/ and
  http://www.trustix.net/errata/trustix-1.5/
  or directly at
  http://www.trustix.net/errata/misc/2001/TSL-2001-0029-glibc.asc.txt

MD5sums of the packages:
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b09da93d8c0aaa3ea05f96eac0670f4b  ./1.5/SRPMS/glibc-2.1.3-16tr.src.rpm
066333d08effaf470bd34d7eed678bc0  ./1.5/RPMS/glibc-profile-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
9978d2532b03f429b7d60608d7998416  ./1.5/RPMS/glibc-devel-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
24bfe2e19232744126c321534a120aa5  ./1.5/RPMS/glibc-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
b09da93d8c0aaa3ea05f96eac0670f4b  ./1.2/SRPMS/glibc-2.1.3-16tr.src.rpm
e1b3655cb6f93f5c9e20a233f3872a1e  ./1.2/RPMS/glibc-profile-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
91ab7db274ed981e88c75f76debb8a97  ./1.2/RPMS/glibc-devel-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
152ebaee28c79a11205e80f2dd7335cd  ./1.2/RPMS/glibc-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
b09da93d8c0aaa3ea05f96eac0670f4b  ./1.1/SRPMS/glibc-2.1.3-16tr.src.rpm
185918341e54d62746496b46abfc87b2  ./1.1/RPMS/glibc-profile-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
4e4c5f29e794e040eb55ad04c20d7d63  ./1.1/RPMS/glibc-devel-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
9f3bddc70339a87f5f47bf8ac04ef253  ./1.1/RPMS/glibc-2.1.3-16tr.i586.rpm
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Trustix Security Team