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Mandrake: rp-pppoe fix Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Mandrake Max Vozeler discovered a vulnerability in pppoe, part of the rp-pppoe package. When pppoe is running setuid root, an attacker can overwrite any file on the system. Mandrakelinux does not install pppoe setuid root, however the packages have been patched to prevent this problem.


                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           rp-pppoe
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:145
 Date:                   December 6th, 2004

 Affected versions:      10.0, 10.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1,
                         Multi Network Firewall 8.2

 Problem Description:

 Max Vozeler discovered a vulnerability in pppoe, part of the rp-pppoe
 package.  When pppoe is running setuid root, an attacker can overwrite
 any file on the system.  Mandrakelinux does not install pppoe setuid
 root, however the packages have been patched to prevent this problem.


 Updated Packages:

 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 0e485ee8443f57b18ab629f53ff75518  10.0/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 0bec0bb1083b159594bbd1f525d7d677  10.0/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-3.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 1c7993034cb99ef05f3242c887a8b155  10.0/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 150a55e440c43c8a684d39a459a5fa0a  amd64/10.0/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 eb5fdb187452a121dc88fc627715113a  amd64/10.0/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-3.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 1c7993034cb99ef05f3242c887a8b155  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1:
 100d90b8ea25ff714a4fd3800f3b7bbf  10.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-4.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 c249795e0c437f3578b9f3ab83d33d78  10.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-4.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 ae1e810107aa2c8c5dfca216634765fd  10.1/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-4.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1/X86_64:
 2cb2f26a1dbd9f43c558c0d4d66ae4f4  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-4.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 3d5f0f3faff6ba1f54052115ab874e2c  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-4.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 ae1e810107aa2c8c5dfca216634765fd  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-4.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 f56f79c9a883a101ccc6496670af1e91  corporate/2.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-1.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 a5eaaad05db008190963f803f390b05f  corporate/2.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-1.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 42cc82a8e8b6af877aa807c0476496bd  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-1.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 016c9eda79d4d3805ae796846085d4c6  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-1.1.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 8642a8fcf2631e7bbba67eecd21bc1bc  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-1.1.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 42cc82a8e8b6af877aa807c0476496bd  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-1.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2:
 d745440cd787c14637521c8cf5188471  9.2/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 52f63dcedbcab1c4b80834f83512ce70  9.2/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-3.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 2f03184db0df85eb6ba618a1360f781a  9.2/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
 946b85cba1ea6780274d0d9ee9ecf91c  amd64/9.2/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 b6b4ced3a16da1799dfd0e0805bcadb6  amd64/9.2/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.5-3.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 2f03184db0df85eb6ba618a1360f781a  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.5-3.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
 daf4bf7d46a2fda22ed3299709923055  mnf8.2/RPMS/rp-pppoe-3.3-2.1.M82mdk.i586.rpm
 e49e7dbbdd6f9b1a0db804fa61a21cd8  mnf8.2/RPMS/rp-pppoe-gui-3.3-2.1.M82mdk.i586.rpm
 80ff456dbdacdde58d3e29c2634de34c  mnf8.2/SRPMS/rp-pppoe-3.3-2.1.M82mdk.src.rpm

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

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

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

 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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