fetchmail update -- Immunix OS 6.2, 7.0-beta, 7.0

2001-06-15T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:1727
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2001-06-15T00:00:00

Description


    Immunix OS Security Advisory

Packages updated: fetchmail Affected products: Immunix OS 6.2, 7.0-beta, and 7.0 Bugs fixed: immunix/1618 Date: Wed Jun 13 2001 Advisory ID: IMNX-2001-70-025-01 Author: Seth Arnold <sarnold@wirex.com>


Description: Fetchmail, as shipped with Immunix OS 6.2 and 7.0, contains a buffer overflow in the handling of headers. StackGuard will prevent exploits from granting privileges; however, denial of service attacks are possible.

References:

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?archive=no&bug=100394

Thanks go to Wolfram Kleff for finding this problem and Henrique de Moraes Holschuh for supplying a fix.

Package names and locations: Precompiled binary packages for Immunix 6.2 are available at: http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/RPMS/fetchmail-5.3.1-2_StackGuard.i386.rpm http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/RPMS/fetchmailconf-5.3.1-2_StackGuard.i386.rpm

Source packages for Immunix 6.2 are available at: http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/SRPMS/fetchmail-5.3.1-2_StackGuard.src.rpm

Precompiled binary packages for Immunix 7.0-beta and 7.0 are available at: http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/RPMS/fetchmail-5.5.0-4_imnx.i386.rpm http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/RPMS/fetchmailconf-5.5.0-4_imnx.i386.rpm

Source package for Immunix 7.0-beta and 7.0 is available at: http://download.immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/SRPMS/fetchmail-5.5.0-4_imnx.src.rpm

md5sums of the packages: 6.2: ea10b64694935dd20be38df09924736a RPMS/fetchmail-5.3.1-2_StackGuard.i386.rpm fdebb78fcabdc43a811f9ed546252850 RPMS/fetchmailconf-5.3.1-2_StackGuard.i386.rpm eb7af556575d1d0e6e59976aa5b09730 SRPMS/fetchmail-5.3.1-2_StackGuard.src.rpm

7.0: e8169308534f68bc978ed2c1bc0aeeca RPMS/fetchmail-5.5.0-4_imnx.i386.rpm 242f4aa0fe21c71f1ddce4cf5c6cb0a0 RPMS/fetchmailconf-5.5.0-4_imnx.i386.rpm c8c4069439fe66caf013fea502947ada SRPMS/fetchmail-5.5.0-4_imnx.src.rpm

GPG verification:
Our public key is available at <http://wirex.com/security/GPG_KEY>.
NOTE This key is different from the one used in advisories
IMNX-2001-70-020-01 and earlier.

Online version of all Immunix 6.2 updates and advisories: http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/

Online version of all Immunix 7.0-beta updates and advisories: http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0-beta/updates/

Online version of all Immunix 7.0 updates and advisories: http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/

NOTE: Ibiblio is graciously mirroring our updates, so if the links above are slow, please try: ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/immunix/ or one of the many mirrors available at: http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/MIRRORS.html

Contact information: To report vulnerabilities, please contact security@wirex.com. WireX attempts to conform to the RFP vulnerability disclosure protocol <http://www.wiretrip.net/rfp/policy.html>.