redhat.security.updates.txt

1999-08-17T00:00:00
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Modified 1999-08-17T00:00:00

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                                            `Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 20:18:03 -0500 (EST)  
>From: Cristian Gafton <gafton@redhat.com>  
Reply-To: redhat-watch-list@redhat.com  
To: redhat-watch-list@redhat.com  
Subject: SECURITY: various packages updated (pine, mutt, sysklogd, zgv)  
Resent-Date: 31 Mar 1999 01:34:22 -0000  
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Security vulnerabilities have been identified in various packages that  
ship with Red Hat Linux.  
  
Red Hat would like to thank the members of the BUGTRAQ mailing list,  
the members of the Linux Security Audit team, and others. All users  
of Red Hat Linux are encouraged to upgrade to the new packages  
immediately. As always, these packages have been signed with the  
Red Hat PGP key.  
  
mutt, pine:  
- -----------  
An problem in the mime handling code could allow a remote user  
to execute certain commands on a local system.  
  
Red Hat Linux 5.2  
- -----------------  
alpha: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/alpha/mutt-0.95.4us-0.alpha.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/alpha/pine-4.10-1.alpha.rpm  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/mutt-0.95.4us-0.i386.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/pine-4.10-1.i386.rpm  
sparc: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/sparc/mutt-0.95.4us-0.sparc.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/sparc/pine-4.10-1.sparc.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/mutt-0.95.4us-0.src.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/pine-4.10-1.src.rpm  
  
Red Hat Linux 5.1  
- -----------------  
alpha: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/alpha/mutt-0.95.4us-0.alpha.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/alpha/pine-3.96-8.1.alpha.rpm  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/i386/mutt-0.95.4us-0.i386.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/i386/pine-3.96-8.1.i386.rpm  
sparc: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/sparc/mutt-0.95.4us-0.sparc.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/sparc/pine-3.96-8.1.sparc.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/SRPMS/mutt-0.95.4us-0.src.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/SRPMS/pine-3.96-8.1.src.rpm  
  
Red Hat Linux 5.0  
- -----------------  
alpha: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/alpha/mutt-0.95.4us-0.alpha.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/alpha/pine-3.96-7.1.alpha.rpm  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/i386/mutt-0.95.4us-0.i386.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/i386/pine-3.96-7.1.i386.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/SRPMS/mutt-0.95.4us-0.src.rpm  
rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/SRPMS/pine-3.96-7.1.src.rpm  
  
Red Hat Linux 4.2  
- -----------------  
alpha: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/alpha/pine-3.96-7.0.alpha.rpm  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/i386/pine-3.96-7.0.i386.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/sparc/pine-3.96-7.0.sparc.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/SRPMS/pine-3.96-7.0.src.rpm  
  
(Mutt was not shipped with Red Hat Linux 4.2)  
  
  
sysklogd  
- --------  
An overflow in the parsing code could lead to crashes of the system  
logger.  
  
Red Hat Linux 5.0,5.1,5.2:  
- --------------------------  
alpha: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/alpha/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.alpha.rpm  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.i386.rpm  
sparc: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/sparc/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.sparc.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.5.src.rpm  
  
Red Hat Linux 4.2:  
- ------------------  
alpha: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/alpha/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.alpha.rpm  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/i386/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.i386.rpm  
sparc: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/sparc/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.sparc.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/SRPMS/sysklogd-1.3.31-0.0.src.rpm  
  
  
zgv  
- ---  
Local users could gain root access.  
  
Red Hat Linux 5.2:  
- ------------------  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/zgv-3.0-7.i386.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-7.src.rpm  
  
Red Hat Linux 5.1:  
- ------------------  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/i386/zgv-3.0-5.1.i386.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.1/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-5.1.src.rpm  
  
Red Hat Linux 5.0:  
- ------------------  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/i386/zgv-3.0-1.5.0.i386.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.0/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-1.5.0.src.rpm  
  
Red Hat Linux 4.2:  
- ------------------  
i386: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/i386/zgv-3.0-1.4.2.i386.rpm  
source: rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/4.2/SRPMS/zgv-3.0-1.4.2.src.rpm  
  
  
Cristian  
- --  
- ----------------------------------------------------------------------  
Cristian Gafton -- gafton@redhat.com -- Red Hat Software, Inc.  
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  
UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are.  
  
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