Mandrake Linux Advisory: stunnelNov 26, 2003, 14:27 (0 Talkback[s])
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Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
A vulnerability was discovered in stunnel versions 3.24 and earlier, as well as 4.00, by Steve Grubb. It was found that stunnel leaks a critical file descriptor that can be used to hijack stunnel's services.
All users are encouraged to upgrade to these packages. Note that the version of stunnel provided with Mandrake Linux 9.1 and above is not vulnerable to this problem.
Corporate Server 2.1:
Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
Mandrake Linux 9.0:
To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.
A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:
All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team by executing:
gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to update.
You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:
MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that anyone can subscribe to. Information on these lists can be obtained by visiting:
If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact
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