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EnGarde Secure Linux Advisories: libpcap, tcpdump, snort

Apr 30, 2003, 20:27 (0 Talkback[s])
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| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                      April 30, 2003 |
| http://www.guardiandigital.com                        ESA-20030430-014 |
|                                                                        |
| Packages: libpcap, tcpdump                                             |
| Summary:  multiple vulnerabilities                                     |
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  EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
  to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
  and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.
OVERVIEW
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  There are several vulnerabilities in the tcpdump package shipped with
  EnGarde Secure Linux.
  Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:
    EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
    EnGarde Secure Community 2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5
  It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.
SOLUTION
- --------
  Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
  affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
  Digital WebTool.
  To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:
    https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/
  Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:
    SRPMS/tcpdump-3.6.3-1.0.5.src.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 85d63e76dbfd687b73c7fbc9da44fdda
    i386/libpcap-0.6.2-1.0.5.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 11cb9d34968da9405f17a3569bd3e543
    i386/tcpdump-3.6.3-1.0.5.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 252c91c6fdc2f4e1506b1c2852980845
    i686/libpcap-0.6.2-1.0.5.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 0adc9303c1827fb12b8bc32ea641216b
    i686/tcpdump-3.6.3-1.0.5.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: fa53b2b6d97af6a8bf748da16755ecbc
REFERENCES
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  Guardian Digital's public key:
    http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY
  TCPDUMP's Official Web Site:
    http://www.tcpdump.org/
  Guardian Digital Advisories:
    http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/
  Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com
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Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.
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| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                      April 30, 2003 |
| http://www.guardiandigital.com                        ESA-20030430-013 |
|                                                                        |
| Package: snort                                                         |
| Summary: stream4 preprocessor integer overflow vulnerability           |
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  EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
  to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
  and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.
OVERVIEW
- --------
  There is an integer overflow vulnerability in the stream4 preprocessor
  of the Snort IDS system.
  Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:
    EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
    EnGarde Secure Community 2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5
  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org/) has
  assigned the name CAN-2003-0209 to this issue.
  It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.
SOLUTION
- --------
  Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
  affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
  Digital WebTool.
  To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:
    https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/
  Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:
    SRPMS/snort-2.0.0-1.0.10.src.rpm
      MD5 Sum: e4dea6592038fa6e487607c1d1adbba4
    i386/snort-2.0.0-1.0.10.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: e530e2b93853e1082dec8de4f494e95a
    i686/snort-2.0.0-1.0.10.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 3d0770923eedd9d28484984e13a23260
REFERENCES
- ----------
  Guardian Digital's public key:
    http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY
  Snort's Official Web Site:
    http://www.snort.org/
  Guardian Digital Advisories:
    http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/
  Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com
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Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.