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Mandrake: jabber Denial of service vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake A vulnerability was found in the jabber program where a bug in the handling of SSL connections could cause the server process to crash, resulting in a DoS (Denial of Service).


                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           jabber
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:005
 Date:                   January 23rd, 2004

 Affected versions:	 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability was found in the jabber program where a bug in the
 handling of SSL connections could cause the server process to crash,
 resulting in a DoS (Denial of Service).

 The updated packages are patched to correct the problem.


 Updated Packages:

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 dd6fcc311cd0e3d4cd85aee690c4e044  corporate/2.1/RPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 be848cea017e6d4a2e85581c69bf3050  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 552eb3e7a5e1107d839dd3c8d194a3c3  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 be848cea017e6d4a2e85581c69bf3050  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1:
 1743b4392955fde6e223b354f07c9037  9.1/RPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
 3ce5eca2c88d4946deca57409dfec6f9  9.1/SRPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
 a97663b392429612e10085f827183b75  ppc/9.1/RPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 3ce5eca2c88d4946deca57409dfec6f9  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2:
 22034522f2f28258e2125eea3a01fc8a  9.2/RPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 393595f0dae0c67da49e7e832ecd5870  9.2/RPMS/jabber-aim-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 848adb1a6f3220301c1b3fe576018fc6  9.2/RPMS/jabber-conference-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 4114bdfcaa8bafe68490d306b45ecc24  9.2/RPMS/jabber-icq-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 2fb815d9491dd49392f7dfbb1a23b3f9  9.2/RPMS/jabber-jud-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 2e7b1f0404c4ee42d6e6f6e428deaeb0  9.2/RPMS/jabber-msn-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 30a5623d88ef6f44df30feee5500786f  9.2/RPMS/jabber-yahoo-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 16676101a679d746e7ccff47e3a677b2  9.2/SRPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2/AMD64:
 df318ba5265d91f1899fe64fdf662d78  amd64/9.2/RPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 169635f3483bdd541711c81c2ce8902d  amd64/9.2/RPMS/jabber-aim-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 ef19c02ae0d39494246c8c25e3efa85e  amd64/9.2/RPMS/jabber-conference-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 6a9c18119bcf58ad2dd8e6ac7005149b  amd64/9.2/RPMS/jabber-icq-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 146bdb6cfc6833c9c5fc3d68c059a23b  amd64/9.2/RPMS/jabber-jud-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 ada723d4cc9f04c68baaaed3694b6152  amd64/9.2/RPMS/jabber-msn-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 05064baaf82aec64159f3004f25f87b5  amd64/9.2/RPMS/jabber-yahoo-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 16676101a679d746e7ccff47e3a677b2  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/jabber-1.4.2a-10.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 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:

 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 0x22458A98

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

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

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

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

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

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