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Mandriva: Updated kaffeine packages fix remote buffer overflow vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Marcus Meissner discovered Kaffeine contains an unchecked buffer while creating HTTP request headers for fetching remote RAM playlists, which allows overflowing a heap allocated buffer. As a result, remotely supplied RAM playlists can be used to execute arbitrary code on the client machine.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:065
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : kaffeine
 Date    : April 5, 2006
 Affected: 2006.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Marcus Meissner discovered Kaffeine contains an unchecked buffer while
 creating HTTP request headers for fetching remote RAM playlists, which
 allows overflowing a heap allocated buffer. As a result, remotely
 supplied RAM playlists can be used to execute arbitrary code on the
 client machine.
 
 Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0051
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 221dc2b4b5a7c83d2071c076ee3493ec  2006.0/RPMS/kaffeine-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 2c7e274246e1dc740f8697c0f210925d  2006.0/RPMS/libkaffeine0-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 9b5bb05954386af7505784a955243b25  2006.0/RPMS/libkaffeine0-devel-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 7b313e26ca91b6f306b28be4fb9f5aa2  2006.0/SRPMS/kaffeine-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 8f4271cab6ec4670ed8e76d6c1711ec9  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/kaffeine-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 fadb3df8afb1d523946fa59298287185  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/lib64kaffeine0-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 6ed84efb236fb8e0aeccb42bbb00b57b  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/lib64kaffeine0-devel-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 7b313e26ca91b6f306b28be4fb9f5aa2  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/kaffeine-0.7-6.1.20060mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

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

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

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

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