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Mandrake Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the saned daemon, a part of the sane package, which allows for a scanner to be used remotely.

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
________________________________________________________________________

Package name:           sane
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2003:099
Date:                   October 9th, 2003

Affected versions:	9.0, Corporate Server 2.1
________________________________________________________________________

Problem Description:

 Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the saned daemon, a part of
 the sane package, which allows for a scanner to be used remotely.  The
 IP address of the remote host is only checked after the first
 communication occurs, which causes the saned.conf restrictions to be
 ignored for the first connection.  As well, a connection that is
 dropped early can cause Denial of Service issues due to a number of
 differing factors.  Finally, a lack of error checking can cause various
 other unfavourable actions.
 
 The provided packages have been patched to correct the issues.  sane,
 as distributed in Mandrake Linux 9.1 and higher, have versions where
 the fixes were applied upstream.
________________________________________________________________________

References:
  
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0773
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0774
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0775
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0776
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0777
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0778
________________________________________________________________________

Updated Packages:
  
 Corporate Server 2.1:
 2de5d3fdcefdbb4ac3e838ceefb8400c  corporate/2.1/RPMS/libsane1-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.i586.rpm
 835aadcbd8e68c75c8c9724dd76db8ca  corporate/2.1/RPMS/libsane1-devel-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.i586.rpm
 4a51bd0457b350551384c2fd99df6386  corporate/2.1/RPMS/sane-backends-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.i586.rpm
 94003e813ce9ff8b85d58207bf4a7d0d  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/sane-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 d7b88780c7bca2bba5397a5015fbf3eb  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/libsane1-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.x86_64.rpm
 c5829ec4e65696faf8c61749bbd28019  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/libsane1-devel-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.x86_64.rpm
 0dabd1912470608718c302c69292565c  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/sane-backends-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.x86_64.rpm
 94003e813ce9ff8b85d58207bf4a7d0d  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/sane-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.0:
 2de5d3fdcefdbb4ac3e838ceefb8400c  9.0/RPMS/libsane1-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.i586.rpm
 835aadcbd8e68c75c8c9724dd76db8ca  9.0/RPMS/libsane1-devel-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.i586.rpm
 4a51bd0457b350551384c2fd99df6386  9.0/RPMS/sane-backends-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.i586.rpm
 94003e813ce9ff8b85d58207bf4a7d0d  9.0/SRPMS/sane-1.0.9-3.3.90mdk.src.rpm
________________________________________________________________________

Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
________________________________________________________________________

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

A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

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

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

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

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

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  

 
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