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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2008:176 ] mtr Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A stack-based buffer overflow was found in mtr prior to version 0.73 that allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS PTR record, when called with the --split option (CVE-2008-2357). The updated packages provide mtr 0.73 which corrects this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:176
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : mtr
 Date    : August 20, 2008
 Affected: Corporate 4.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A stack-based buffer overflow was found in mtr prior to version 0.73
 that allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted
 DNS PTR record, when called with the --split option (CVE-2008-2357).
 
 The updated packages provide mtr 0.73 which corrects this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2357
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 4.0:
 c98d0d2dd309c5e2c682f9856fc4a3f4  corporate/4.0/i586/mtr-0.73-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 30ec5571b686d8cca39b298ce4e2bf85  corporate/4.0/i586/mtr-gtk-0.73-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 b7167d193a2deb8fdd9b95d3bcaf4675  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/mtr-0.73-0.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 740038eccdac13acd2bedb4469ecbbfc  corporate/4.0/x86_64/mtr-0.73-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 402ab38bff420a063010b88593e0fc5f  corporate/4.0/x86_64/mtr-gtk-0.73-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 b7167d193a2deb8fdd9b95d3bcaf4675  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/mtr-0.73-0.1.20060mlcs4.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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