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Red Hat Security Advisory: Updated stunnel packages available

Dec 20, 2000, 07:31 (0 Talkback[s])

Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 11:22:00 -0500
From: bugzilla@REDHAT.COM
To: BUGTRAQ@SECURITYFOCUS.COM
Subject: [RHSA-2000:129-02] Updated stunnel packages available.


                   Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated stunnel packages available.
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2000:129-02
Issue date:        2000-12-19
Updated on:        2000-12-19
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          stunnel format-string syslog
Cross references:  N/A

1. Topic:

Updated stunnel packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 7.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.0 - i386, alpha

3. Problem description:

Stunnel version 3.8 (and earlier) contained a format-string vulnerability. Version 3.9 closes this vulnerability.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

N/A

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.0:

alpha:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.0/alpha/stunnel-3.9-1.alpha.rpm

i386:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.0/i386/stunnel-3.9-1.i386.rpm

sources:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.0/SRPMS/stunnel-3.9-1.src.rpm

7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name

2aa24c225ce671e900888d7e9c2e2227 7.0/SRPMS/stunnel-3.9-1.src.rpm
6ea8e52b59f22d1918d09f5ddbb4b5d5 7.0/alpha/stunnel-3.9-1.alpha.rpm
ad9ac81fc70618cf66826d7f16435c6e 7.0/i386/stunnel-3.9-1.i386.rpm
These 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:
rpm --checksig <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:

http://stunnel.mirt.net/news.html

Copyright(c) 2000 Red Hat, Inc.