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RedHat: Low: perl-DBI security update Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux An updated perl-DBI package that fixes a temporary file flaw in DBI::ProxyServer is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Low: perl-DBI security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2005:072-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-072.html
Issue date:        2005-02-15
Updated on:        2005-02-15
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-0077
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1. Summary:

An updated perl-DBI package that fixes a temporary file flaw in
DBI::ProxyServer is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

DBI is a database access Application Programming Interface (API) for
the Perl programming language. 

The Debian Security Audit Project discovered that the DBI library creates a
temporary PID file in an insecure manner.  A local user could overwrite or
create files as a different user who happens to run an application which
uses DBI::ProxyServer.  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0077 to this issue. 

Users should update to this erratum package which disables the temporary
PID file unless configured.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.  Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages.  To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

    up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

    http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

145577 - CAN-2005-0077 perl-DBI insecure temporary file usage

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm
3f5f00c7f9484f6d1aa1eb2b5b0d2614  perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm

i386:
0407a8b42dc926caaa4cdbae2400b8be  perl-DBI-1.40-8.i386.rpm

ia64:
2f1629ca7602562481639da97f5e009a  perl-DBI-1.40-8.ia64.rpm

ppc:
a9a28fb845faf483e66253830c095cc9  perl-DBI-1.40-8.ppc.rpm

s390:
1574b5f38084c6a0bde8a7c8c83ccb0c  perl-DBI-1.40-8.s390.rpm

s390x:
04b4f82b9627867ce69f796512fa0fb8  perl-DBI-1.40-8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
81976ba94390dd25e69409de4cf4fcf0  perl-DBI-1.40-8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm
3f5f00c7f9484f6d1aa1eb2b5b0d2614  perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm

i386:
0407a8b42dc926caaa4cdbae2400b8be  perl-DBI-1.40-8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
81976ba94390dd25e69409de4cf4fcf0  perl-DBI-1.40-8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm
3f5f00c7f9484f6d1aa1eb2b5b0d2614  perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm

i386:
0407a8b42dc926caaa4cdbae2400b8be  perl-DBI-1.40-8.i386.rpm

ia64:
2f1629ca7602562481639da97f5e009a  perl-DBI-1.40-8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
81976ba94390dd25e69409de4cf4fcf0  perl-DBI-1.40-8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm
3f5f00c7f9484f6d1aa1eb2b5b0d2614  perl-DBI-1.40-8.src.rpm

i386:
0407a8b42dc926caaa4cdbae2400b8be  perl-DBI-1.40-8.i386.rpm

ia64:
2f1629ca7602562481639da97f5e009a  perl-DBI-1.40-8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
81976ba94390dd25e69409de4cf4fcf0  perl-DBI-1.40-8.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0077

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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