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RedHat: 'namazu' buffer overflow vulnerability Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux Updated namazu packages are available for Red Hat Linux 7.0J. Thesepackages fix cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. It also fixes a possiblebuffer overflow.

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                   Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated namazu packages are available
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2001:179-05
Issue date:        2001-12-27
Updated on:        2002-01-09
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          namazu cross-site scripting buffer overflow
Cross references:  
Obsoletes:         RHSA-2001:162
---------------------------------------------------------------------

1. Topic:

Updated namazu packages are available for Red Hat Linux 7.0J. These
packages fix cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. It also fixes a possible
buffer overflow.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.0J - i386

3. Problem description:

Namazu is a full-text search engine. Namazu 2.0.9 and earlier may
inadvertently include malicious HTML tags or scripts in a dynamically
generated page, based on unvalidated input from untrustworthy sources.
Also, a buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the buffer size of an
environment variable.

These packages update Namazu to version 2.0.10 which is not vulnerable to
these issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade.  Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated.  Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated.  Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains the
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network.  Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates.  To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed  (http://bugzilla.Red Hat.com/bugzilla for more info):



6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.0J:

SRPMS: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/7.0/ja/os/SRPMS/namazu-2.0.10-0j1.src.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/7.0/ja/os/i386/namazu-2.0.10-0j1.i386.rpm 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/7.0/ja/os/i386/namazu-devel-2.0.10-0j1.i386.rpm 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/7.0/ja/os/i386/namazu-cgi-2.0.10-0j1.i386.rpm



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                          Package Name
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
521c9faef31dcd865d3e0090cd023d70 7.0/ja/os/SRPMS/namazu-2.0.10-0j1.src.rpm
ae5d586caf2098a0b9aefcc7af6522a9 7.0/ja/os/i386/namazu-2.0.10-0j1.i386.rpm
904dc3993c140794373471e8a1c64c61 7.0/ja/os/i386/namazu-cgi-2.0.10-0j1.i386.rpm
af30f16968c527ac9e7669c812618cde 7.0/ja/os/i386/namazu-devel-2.0.10-0j1.i386.rpm
 

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
     http://www.Red Hat.com/about/contact/pgpkey.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg 

8. References:
 
http://www.namazu.org/#news


Copyright(c) 2000, 2001, 2002 Red Hat, Inc.



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