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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2008:243 ] enscript Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Two buffer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in GNU enscript, which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands via a specially crafted ASCII file, if the file were opened with the -e or --escapes option enabled (CVE-2008-3863, CVE-2008-4306). The updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:243
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : enscript
 Date    : December 15, 2008
 Affected: 2008.0, 2008.1, 2009.0, Corporate 3.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Two buffer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in GNU enscript,
 which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands via a
 specially crafted ASCII file, if the file were opened with the -e or
 --escapes option enabled (CVE-2008-3863, CVE-2008-4306).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3863
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4306
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 3e6a1e5e1fbb01056290779845a373b9  2008.0/i586/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 b21fd35a6615db96a1e43251039cbf41  2008.0/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 79799132f835055cb1248827c7b20b1e  2008.0/x86_64/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 b21fd35a6615db96a1e43251039cbf41  2008.0/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 f756b4d3f93f90f8464f097eafd8c8fe  2008.1/i586/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 1a9997a113cf48cf6bc5cfd13e5229a1  2008.1/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 ec5e16911668d5d426938e804c8ee213  2008.1/x86_64/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 1a9997a113cf48cf6bc5cfd13e5229a1  2008.1/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0:
 32c32ad7ce630cbf2822aecdc1bd43ec  2009.0/i586/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm 
 def3dc106c558ccf211db5937b7c0e99  2009.0/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64:
 9ec59f8cf2ee2754d3e5ce3ff8852d05  2009.0/x86_64/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm 
 def3dc106c558ccf211db5937b7c0e99  2009.0/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-8.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 c8d92ad1383eae7e3eb43af72f0e673a  corporate/3.0/i586/enscript-1.6.4-1.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 194eb371d6966552a1c945e01d649057  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-1.2.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 afc5739e65128feced597669f7a68f3d  corporate/3.0/x86_64/enscript-1.6.4-1.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 194eb371d6966552a1c945e01d649057  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.4-1.2.C30mdk.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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