Trustix Security Advisory - stunnelDec 20, 2000, 21:35 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 12:40:01 +0100
Following the advisory on bugtraq concerning a hole in stunnel, Trustix has released a patched version of this package.
The hole is a plain old "format bug in wrongly written syslog() call", which could probably yield remote root under the right circumstances.
All versions of Trustix Secure Linux are vulnerable provided that the server is actually configured to use stunnel. This means that a default install of the system will technically not be vulnerable, but we suggest that our users follow security updates regardless of what is actually run today.
MD5sum: a041597b699e18cb760d5b37bb6930eb 1.2/RPMS/stunnel-3.8p4-2tr.i586.rpm d44db0c9424bc396cd77689f50bcada2 1.1/RPMS/stunnel-3.8p4-2tr.i586.rpmUsers of v1.0x should as usual use the update built for v1.1.
For version 1.2, the distribution tree and the iso images have been updated on our sites, and will be available on mirrors shortly. The build date of the iso images is 20001219.