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Mandrake There is a temporary file vulnerability in the mm library which is used by the Apache webserver. This vulnerability can be exploited to obtain root privilege if shell access to the apache user (typically apache or nobody) is already obtained.

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           mm
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2002:045
Date:                   July 29th, 2002
Affected versions:      7.1, 7.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, Corporate Server 1.0.1,
                        Single Network Firewall 7.2
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Problem Description:

 Marcus Meissner and Sebastian Krahmer discovered a temporary file 
 vulnerability in the mm library which is used by the Apache webserver.
 This vulnerability can be exploited to obtain root privilege if shell
 access to the apache user (typically apache or nobody) is already
 obtained.
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References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-0658
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Updated Packages:

 Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
 62b13ff78b3833e50f72abccb2429fac  7.1/RPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 8a0d4a174eebc6085d086942b3778bbb  7.1/RPMS/mm-devel-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 26309a4bc3f1a0e0a44bec5539304526  7.1/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.src.rpm

 Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
 fc94498dbf2e752641dd99f0d610d636  7.2/RPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 34d20dc3f5a54c86c0729071a840db28  7.2/RPMS/mm-devel-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 26309a4bc3f1a0e0a44bec5539304526  7.2/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0:
 acb064422020b12d9f6b1e1a575ef682  8.0/RPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.4mdk.i586.rpm
 041a16d9bcef8cf1571bbc61a4acaca0  8.0/RPMS/mm-devel-1.1.3-8.4mdk.i586.rpm
 9167f497263cf73c5a6c89cab6ea72fe  8.0/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.4mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0/ppc:
 5886c3bb2356fc34590bf8e40de34b4e  ppc/8.0/RPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 340806021b61740ea003cdaf97ee0ec5  ppc/8.0/RPMS/mm-devel-1.1.3-8.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 9167f497263cf73c5a6c89cab6ea72fe  ppc/8.0/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.4mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1:
 ff01e9f0f97c41d8ec4a4796f2bf6e8c  8.1/RPMS/libmm1-1.1.3-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 93b5d15efec1a935a94c2a620c615fe6  8.1/RPMS/libmm1-devel-1.1.3-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 ae9d7b0124599bef5da0cfce5db25900  8.1/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-9.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1/ia64:
 e024e443258b106f03215bede515af4f  ia64/8.1/RPMS/libmm1-1.1.3-9.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 b304449e2d81cc2532c9171cbcca16e0  ia64/8.1/RPMS/libmm1-devel-1.1.3-9.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 ae9d7b0124599bef5da0cfce5db25900  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-9.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2:
 7f8d2cf57c58991969cf0b8212032224  8.2/RPMS/libmm1-1.1.3-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 1d188e9c3fae7df3b2cc61da7f4a6e97  8.2/RPMS/libmm1-devel-1.1.3-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 ae9d7b0124599bef5da0cfce5db25900  8.2/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-9.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2/ppc:
 2432489462da328723bff7880f3db2b1  ppc/8.2/RPMS/libmm1-1.1.3-9.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 45794ba6cf77dcd62b374a724df5bc62  ppc/8.2/RPMS/libmm1-devel-1.1.3-9.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 ae9d7b0124599bef5da0cfce5db25900  ppc/8.2/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-9.1mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 1.0.1:
 62b13ff78b3833e50f72abccb2429fac  1.0.1/RPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 8a0d4a174eebc6085d086942b3778bbb  1.0.1/RPMS/mm-devel-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 26309a4bc3f1a0e0a44bec5539304526  1.0.1/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.src.rpm

 Single Network Firewall 7.2:
 fc94498dbf2e752641dd99f0d610d636  snf7.2/RPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 34d20dc3f5a54c86c0729071a840db28  snf7.2/RPMS/mm-devel-1.1.3-8.5mdk.i586.rpm
 26309a4bc3f1a0e0a44bec5539304526  snf7.2/SRPMS/mm-1.1.3-8.5mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):

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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.  The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

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

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:

  rpm --checksig 

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

  https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

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

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com
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