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Mandriva: Updated screen packages fix vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the "utf8 combining characters handling" (utf8_handle_comb function in encoding.c) in screen before 4.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via certain UTF8 sequences.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:191
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : screen
 Date    : October 27, 2006
 Affected: 2006.0, 2007.0, Corporate 3.0, Corporate 4.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the "utf8 combining characters
 handling" (utf8_handle_comb function in encoding.c) in screen before
 4.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service
 (crash or hang) via certain UTF8 sequences.

 Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4573
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 9e8eaea4477898e374bb25347282cfd1  2006.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm 
 eca09b0f931ca48e48ce41608a188e01  2006.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 c00635f995a854a72e8c372c8464d960  2006.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 eca09b0f931ca48e48ce41608a188e01  2006.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 945203a197c7e5517be01ee32e5eebcc  2007.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 4e8453bfc592055a3b62b1be19a564f9  2007.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 e9ca78a213aa19bcc48546e06715e4be  2007.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 4e8453bfc592055a3b62b1be19a564f9  2007.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-9.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 7e82b9ca9f4cb7d36c3effff9f9a6c9b  corporate/3.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 8f03ad99709f5346b995492a749e4bfc  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 848ef4b41455884c8af2faaf8b3e415a  corporate/3.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 8f03ad99709f5346b995492a749e4bfc  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 b8291d07e76adc2dd872fc1456f63340  corporate/4.0/i586/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 a63794f38d2898c38f23b0d124baf649  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 8597118cdb7fa7c052e8d190469d99cc  corporate/4.0/x86_64/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 a63794f38d2898c38f23b0d124baf649  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/screen-4.0.2-6.1.20060mlcs4.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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