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Slackware: lha Multiple vulneraiblities Print E-mail
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Slackware Fixes buffer overflows and directory traversal vulnerabilities.

[slackware-security]  lha update in bin package  (SSA:2004-125-01)

New bin- packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and -current to
fix buffer overflows and directory traversal vulnerabilities in the 'lha'
archive utility.  Sites using 'lha' should upgrade to the new bin package
right away.

More details about these issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 9.1 ChangeLog:
Tue May  4 13:11:26 PDT 2004
patches/packages/bin-8.5.0-i486-2.tgz:  Fixed buffer overflows and
  directory traversal vulnerabilities in the 'lha' archive utility.  Sites
  using 'lha' should upgrade to the new bin package right away.
  For more details, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
3384ae4bc983d18ee003a8e2445b7879  bin-8.3.0-i386-3.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
809e3c75d913a39e886f3a38a41e36f3  bin-8.5.0-i386-2.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
3db010726fafe7112ff509bd6c1c2909  bin-8.5.0-i486-2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
572f9835f4e2833688482ce866a7b7d4  bin-9.0.0-i486-2.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bin-8.5.0-i486-2.tgz


Slackware Linux Security Team

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