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Mandrake: 'wu-ftpd' vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake WireX discovered a temporary file creation bug in the 2.6.1 release of wu-ftpd. The problem exists in the privatepw helper program.

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                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           wu-ftpd
Date:                   January 10th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:001

Affected versions:      6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
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Problem Description:

 WireX discovered a temporary file creation bug in the 2.6.1 release of
 wu-ftpd.  The problem exists in the privatepw helper program.  As well,
 Linux-Mandrake 7.2 users must update to this package as it fixes
 security problems as discussed in the prior advisory, MDKSA-2000:014,
 which had not been previously addressed for 7.2.
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Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/RPM-GPG-KEYS
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 6.0:
2eeaebf58b97423d2f3865bc90aceae1  6.0/RPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.i586.rpm
cf8e90bb1f5eca91fa693caca1ebd7c8  6.0/SRPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 6.1:
84c34e582229a8a9c603cf0d4d47ae19  6.1/RPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.i586.rpm
cf8e90bb1f5eca91fa693caca1ebd7c8  6.1/SRPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.0:
f90d0722c3804cc9ddd785745daffba7  7.0/RPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.i586.rpm
cf8e90bb1f5eca91fa693caca1ebd7c8  7.0/SRPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
b3d4c2e601cc8a436813060b3db1c812  7.1/RPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.i586.rpm
cf8e90bb1f5eca91fa693caca1ebd7c8  7.1/SRPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.4mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
4a0d0bd05592b44e8b8cb4915223b789  7.2/RPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.3mdk.i586.rpm
3a771b2820319c25d85e49e0ba19a47f  7.2/SRPMS/wu-ftpd-2.6.1-8.3mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
listed at:

   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3.

Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Linux-Mandrake 7.2, look for it in "updates/7.2/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download
them.

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake at:

   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com
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Linux-Mandrake has two security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to:

security-announce@linux-mandrake.com

  Linux-Mandrake's security announcements mailing list.  Only
  announcements are sent to this list and it is read-only.

security-discuss@linux-mandrake.com

  Linux-Mandrake's security discussion mailing list.  This list is open
  to anyone to discuss Linux-Mandrake security specifically and Linux
  security in general.

To subscribe to either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "subscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To remove yourself from either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "unsubscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To get more information on either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "info [listname]" in the body of the message.

Optionally, you can use the web interface to subscribe to or unsubscribe
from either list:

   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/flists.php3#security
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