[ MDVSA-2008:175 ] yelp

2008-08-21T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:20389
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-08-21T00:00:00

Description

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2008:175 http://www.mandriva.com/security/


Package : yelp Date : August 20, 2008 Affected: 2008.0, 2008.1


Problem Description:

A format string vulnerability was discovered in yelp after version 2.19.90 and before 2.24 that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI on the command-line or via URI helpers in Firefox, Evolution, or possibly other programs (CVE-2008-3533).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3533


Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2008.0: a719b8c3aea21146f01af266c3b45fc7 2008.0/i586/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 0d2ef45c8b12d4f07161b92be7601a2f 2008.0/SRPMS/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64: 5412717db7dd8419ce9b28c4de7307ab 2008.0/x86_64/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 0d2ef45c8b12d4f07161b92be7601a2f 2008.0/SRPMS/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2008.1: 6f58eb4d621798e98aec55cda0900990 2008.1/i586/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 10880d9090a2cb089674fca828560fe5 2008.1/SRPMS/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64: bd939bf4ff92cf5171e59ffac790a9f4 2008.1/x86_64/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 10880d9090a2cb089674fca828560fe5 2008.1/SRPMS/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.src.rpm


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gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

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