Red Hat Security Advisory: Remote file access vulnerability in ntopAug 08, 2000, 20:12 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2000 11:00:00 -0400
Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory Synopsis: Remote file access vulnerability in ntop Advisory ID: RHSA-2000:049-02 Issue date: 2000-08-07 Updated on: 2000-08-08 Product: Red Hat Powertools Keywords: N/A Cross references: N/A
The version of ntop which was included in Red Hat Powertools 6.2 has a remote exploit in which arbitrary files can be read on the host machine.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Powertools 6.2 - i386, alpha, sparc
3. Problem description:
If ntop is run with the Web interface it allows any user to connect and access all files on the host machine.
For the Alpha architecture please remove ntop by running:
rpm -e ntop
For Sparc and i386 run:
rpm -Fvh [filename]
where filename is the name of the RPM.
5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):
6. RPMs required:
Red Hat Powertools 6.2:
MD5 sum Package Name
8620607a310e28385cfc4961b3c909a9 6.2/SRPMS/ntop-1.3.1-1.src.rpm 188636458d73d66ea6e7d61aec64fc5b 6.2/i386/ntop-1.3.1-1.i386.rpm e6415fc286119023f321ce7e5bdbfce9 6.2/sparc/ntop-1.3.1-1.sparc.rpmThese packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at: http://www.redhat.com/corp/contact.html
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
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