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Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - sasl

Dec 13, 2001, 20:34 (0 Talkback[s])
From:   secure@conectiva.com.br
Subject:        [CLA-2001:444] Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - sasl
Date:   11 Dec 2001 15:56:31 -0200      

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : sasl
SUMMARY   : sasl format string vulnerability
DATE      : 2001-12-11 15:54:00
ID        : CLA-2001:444
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 6.0, 7.0

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DESCRIPTION
 Cyrus-SASL is an open-source implementation of SASL, the "Simple
 Authentication and Security Layer", which is an useful API for
 adding
 authentication, authorization, and security to network protocols.
 Examples of applications linked to sasl include sendmail, OpenLDAP
 and several mail clients.
 
 Kari Hurtta reported[1] a format string bug[2] in one of the logging
 functions that could be exploited by an attacker to gain access to a
 machine or to acquire higher privileges.


SOLUTION
 All users should upgrade.
 
 
 REFERENCES:
 1.http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/224148
 2.http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3498


DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/sasl-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-digestmd5-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-programs-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-anonymous-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-crammd5-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-plain-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-devel-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sasl-doc-1.5.24-15U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/sasl-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-crammd5-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-devel-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-digestmd5-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-doc-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-anonymous-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-programs-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/sasl-plug-plain-1.5.24-15U70_1cl.i386.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