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Mandriva: Updated util-linux-ng packages fix log injection Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Argument injection vulnerability in login (login-utils/login.c) in util-linux-ng 2.14 and earlier makes it easier for remote attackers to hide activities by modifying portions of log events. The updated packages have been patched to fix the issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:114
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : util-linux-ng
 Date    : June 13, 2008
 Affected: 2008.0, 2008.1
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Argument injection vulnerability in login (login-utils/login.c) in
 util-linux-ng 2.14 and earlier makes it easier for remote attackers
 to hide activities by modifying portions of log events.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to fix the issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1926
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 68147e6be623d5f5cf35dbcdaaa95e43  2008.0/i586/util-linux-ng-2.13-3.4mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 2d6b73d6597206254ed402cb37507ea8  2008.0/SRPMS/util-linux-ng-2.13-3.4mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 bb1a116b1d9d43c07db5b1ca0d0d6c88  2008.0/x86_64/util-linux-ng-2.13-3.4mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 2d6b73d6597206254ed402cb37507ea8  2008.0/SRPMS/util-linux-ng-2.13-3.4mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 f32a688af204cd9b60e540704006f286  2008.1/i586/util-linux-ng-2.13.1-5.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 7d01115ccb7ffd86b5a756455c5429b5  2008.1/SRPMS/util-linux-ng-2.13.1-5.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 fa1f9a6b27b10b57ba69323536d18ab7  2008.1/x86_64/util-linux-ng-2.13.1-5.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 7d01115ccb7ffd86b5a756455c5429b5  2008.1/SRPMS/util-linux-ng-2.13.1-5.1mdv2008.1.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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