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Mandriva: Updated ktorrent packages fix vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A directory traversal vulnerability was found in KTorrent prior to 2.1.2, due to an incomplete fix for a prior directory traversal vulnerability that was corrected in version 2.1.2. Previously, KTorrent would only check for the string .., which could permit strings such as ../.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:095
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : ktorrent
 Date    : May 1, 2007
 Affected: 2007.1
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 A directory traversal vulnerability was found in KTorrent prior to
 2.1.2, due to an incomplete fix for a prior directory traversal
 vulnerability that was corrected in version 2.1.2.  Previously,
 KTorrent would only check for the string .., which could permit
 strings such as ../.
 
 Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1799
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 b95f63a9b094263407b5edd9fe7ee6e2  2007.1/i586/ktorrent-2.1.2-2.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
 32512bebd21d579d2fa762c387e8efda  2007.1/i586/libktorrent2.1.2-2.1.2-2.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 151fe82f8fa9c1a3bb568d96ee098e08  2007.1/SRPMS/ktorrent-2.1.2-2.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 545b1f969612aa961e48133c18cbb12f  2007.1/x86_64/ktorrent-2.1.2-2.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
 5fa55787f9f581f79ade2254613222dd  2007.1/x86_64/lib64ktorrent2.1.2-2.1.2-2.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 151fe82f8fa9c1a3bb568d96ee098e08  2007.1/SRPMS/ktorrent-2.1.2-2.1mdv2007.1.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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