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Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - uucp

Sep 12, 2001, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 18:32:28 -0300
Subject: [CLA-2001:425] Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - uucp
From: secure@conectiva.com.br

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : uucp
SUMMARY   : Local vulnerability in the uucp package
DATE      : 2001-09-11 18:31:00
ID        : CLA-2001:425
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 4.0, 4.0es, 4.1, 4.2, 5.0, prg graficos, ecommerce, 5.1, 6.0, 7.0

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DESCRIPTION
 UUCP is a Unix to Unix transfer mechanism. It is used primarily
 for remote sites to download and upload email and news files to local
 machines.
 
 zen-parse found[1] a vulnerability in the command-line argument
 handling of uucp which can be exploited by a local user to obtain
 uid/gid uucp.
 
 REFERENCES
 1. http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/212892


SOLUTION
 All users with the uucp package installed should upgrade.


DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0/i386/uucp-1.06.1-21U40_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-21U40_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0es/i386/uucp-1.06.1-21U40_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0es/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-21U41_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.1/i386/uucp-1.06.1-21U41_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.1/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-21U41_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.2/i386/uucp-1.06.1-21U42_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.2/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-21U42_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/i386/uucp-1.06.1-22U50_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-22U50_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/i386/uucp-1.06.1-23U51_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-23U51_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/i386/uucp-1.06.2-4U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.2-4U60_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/i386/uucp-1.06.2-6U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/i386/uucp-cu-1.06.2-6U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/i386/uucp-doc-1.06.2-6U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.2-6U70_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/i386/uucp-1.06.1-22U50_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-22U50_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/i386/uucp-1.06.1-22U50_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/SRPMS/uucp-1.06.1-22U50_1cl.src.rpm


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 Users of Conectiva Linux version 6.0 or higher may use apt to perform 
 upgrades of RPM packages:
 - add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list if it is not there yet
   (you may also use linuxconf to do this):

 rpm [cncbr] ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br 6.0/conectiva updates

(replace 6.0 with the correct version number if you are not running CL6.0)

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions reagarding the use of apt and upgrade examples 
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en


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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at 
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en
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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en

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