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[ MDVSA-2015:226 ] fcgi

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2015:226
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/


Package : fcgi
Date : May 4, 2015
Affected: Business Server 1.0


Problem Description:

Updated fcgi packages fix security vulnerability:

FCGI does not perform range checks for file descriptors before use of
the FD_SET macro. This FD_SET macro could allow for more than 1024
total file descriptors to be monitored in the closing state. This
may allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack memory
corruption, and infinite loop or daemon crash) by opening many socket
connections to the host and crashing the service (CVE-2012-6687).


References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-6687
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0184.html


Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
91a51dbbc00041b1a870210b5a70582b mbs1/x86_64/fcgi-2.4.0-12.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
bd253938ad248b68a1473346e68f555a mbs1/x86_64/lib64fcgi0-2.4.0-12.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
721f968b1d78634ea0e2ed1c2ae0d5af mbs1/x86_64/lib64fcgi0-devel-2.4.0-12.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
7a3a9efd00820383fa932d0743ea5539 mbs1/SRPMS/fcgi-2.4.0-12.1.mbs1.src.rpm


To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

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

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com


Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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