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Mandriva: Updated ekiga packages fix string vulnerabilities. Print E-mail
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Mandrake A format string flaw was discovered in how ekiga processes certain messages, which could permit a remote attacker that can connect to ekiga to potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running ekiga. Updated package have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:044
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : ekiga
 Date    : February 21, 2007
 Affected: 2007.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 A format string flaw was discovered in how ekiga processes certain
 messages, which could permit a remote attacker that can connect to
 ekiga to potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
 the user running ekiga.
 
 Updated package have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1006
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 949ddb13d6ec406dda15989adfa6a8a6  2007.0/i586/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 301e55e46ec28ec2f6bb3371e4954f71  2007.0/SRPMS/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 206cffc2e041ffa98edcfa982fd42c14  2007.0/x86_64/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 301e55e46ec28ec2f6bb3371e4954f71  2007.0/SRPMS/ekiga-2.0.3-1.1mdv2007.0.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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