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RedHat: Low: coolkey security and bug fix update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated coolkey packages that fix a security issue and various bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Steve Grubb discovered a flaw in the way coolkey created a temporary directory. A local attacker could perform a symlink attack and cause arbitrary files to be overwritten. 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: coolkey security and bug fix update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2007:0631-04
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0631.html
Issue date:        2007-11-07
Updated on:        2007-11-07
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CVE-2007-4129 
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1. Summary:

Updated coolkey packages that fix a security issue and various bugs are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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 Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, x86_64

3. Problem description:

coolkey contains the driver support for the CoolKey and Common Access Card
(CAC) Smart Card products. The CAC is used by the U.S. Government.

Steve Grubb discovered a flaw in the way coolkey created a temporary
directory. A local attacker could perform a symlink attack and cause
arbitrary files to be overwritten. (CVE-2007-4129)

In addition, the updated packages contain fixes for the following bugs in
the CAC Smart Card support:

* CAC Smart Cards can have from 1 to 3 certificates. The coolkey driver,
however, was not recognizing cards if they had less than 3 certificates.

* logging into a CAC Smart Card token with a new application would cause
other, already authenticated, applications to lose their login status
unless the Smart Card was then removed from the reader and re-inserted.

All CAC users should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these
issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.  

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use 
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

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

200295 - Coolkey does not support CAC cards with less than 3 certs
200316 - Open apps loose the CAC card after a C_logout from another app.
251774 - CVE-2007-4129 coolkey file and directory permission flaw

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

SRPMS:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.src.rpm
be2b4382d36b1e2d2fa3b7530bbea26b  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.src.rpm

i386:
734a4e94f71f9d8dcadc1b40af734442  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
8809e5388cf1c5bd408a09bc1bf18ba5  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
734a4e94f71f9d8dcadc1b40af734442  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
a4732c520ce771644185307d2b2dd036  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.x86_64.rpm
8809e5388cf1c5bd408a09bc1bf18ba5  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
0182d3bfc759241609e48d731703e699  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

SRPMS:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.src.rpm
be2b4382d36b1e2d2fa3b7530bbea26b  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.src.rpm

i386:
8809e5388cf1c5bd408a09bc1bf18ba5  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
420831d4a8b91dfeeed93dca86958264  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
8809e5388cf1c5bd408a09bc1bf18ba5  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
0182d3bfc759241609e48d731703e699  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.x86_64.rpm
420831d4a8b91dfeeed93dca86958264  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
d94108f3f7c7a5b6a91ef5db9c71ec76  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

SRPMS:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.src.rpm
be2b4382d36b1e2d2fa3b7530bbea26b  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.src.rpm

i386:
734a4e94f71f9d8dcadc1b40af734442  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
8809e5388cf1c5bd408a09bc1bf18ba5  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
420831d4a8b91dfeeed93dca86958264  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm

ia64:
03d0815c1d295fcc22338839ccdf5e41  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.ia64.rpm
d4d59889e20ec28411f8634939fa5eb2  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.ia64.rpm
2cb167ef2c9a3fd05dd9a84fe3bcd89b  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.ia64.rpm

ppc:
907006f844462842bbe197a8a1fa3915  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.ppc.rpm
47f4e5c0933af668243c6118217e0a74  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.ppc64.rpm
4bbb7db44e14714db0615ac9e670e955  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.ppc.rpm
e98e61cb27db0d1f67aa70cfb80c0aa8  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.ppc64.rpm
e7cc7de5db3d0bdf8e2edf99e5cbc05a  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.ppc.rpm
cec5f0cdc94054f76734417f179ae395  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.ppc64.rpm

x86_64:
734a4e94f71f9d8dcadc1b40af734442  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
a4732c520ce771644185307d2b2dd036  coolkey-1.1.0-5.el5.x86_64.rpm
8809e5388cf1c5bd408a09bc1bf18ba5  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
0182d3bfc759241609e48d731703e699  coolkey-debuginfo-1.1.0-5.el5.x86_64.rpm
420831d4a8b91dfeeed93dca86958264  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.i386.rpm
d94108f3f7c7a5b6a91ef5db9c71ec76  coolkey-devel-1.1.0-5.el5.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=CVE-2007-4129
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2007 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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