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Mandrake: logcheck temporary file vulnerability fix Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Mandrake A vulnerability was discovered in the logcheck program by Christian Jaeger. This could potentially lead to a local attacker overwriting files with root privileges.


                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           logcheck
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:155
 Date:                   December 22nd, 2004

 Affected versions:      10.0, 10.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability was discovered in the logcheck program by Christian
 Jaeger.  This could potentially lead to a local attacker overwriting
 files with root privileges.

 The updated packages have been patched to prevent the problem.


 Updated Packages:

 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 43803d6a270ffccd4b0b0dd646278659  10.0/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 7de3e78defa577b4a60f9031501d505b  10.0/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 aef8a2b20147bd9a2244b151f8a2b508  amd64/10.0/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 7de3e78defa577b4a60f9031501d505b  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1:
 9f5694fb7f8349b5da4acc7b44cce319  10.1/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 edc55730fb58eaa04d52f922fd0ff7a3  10.1/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1/X86_64:
 a4520f7de44f9fdcb88c2ea71c443386  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 edc55730fb58eaa04d52f922fd0ff7a3  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 718bec5d70d239e3c3c84f91d1e97489  corporate/2.1/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 5c81efb3e6d6af2ed3a9a26d76d8625c  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 e947ea48b5c9b3319cc4d47c27bbd323  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 5c81efb3e6d6af2ed3a9a26d76d8625c  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2:
 a15f345bb67ee75828e0d69a983a1af7  9.2/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 af0cae26763c25869e6df22ae62425cc  9.2/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
 4aa64718c247f1d76a743dcaf6dba1c5  amd64/9.2/RPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 af0cae26763c25869e6df22ae62425cc  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/logcheck-1.1.1-9.1.92mdk.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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