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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2009:263 ] sympa Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been found and corrected in sympa: sympa.pl in sympa 5.3.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file. NOTE: wwsympa.fcgi was also reported, but the issue occurred in a dead function, so it is not a vulnerability (CVE-2008-4476). This update fixes this vulnerability.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2009:263
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : sympa
 Date    : August 9, 2009
 Affected: 2008.1, Corporate 4.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been found and corrected in sympa:
 
 sympa.pl in sympa 5.3.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary
 files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.  NOTE: wwsympa.fcgi
 was also reported, but the issue occurred in a dead function, so it
 is not a vulnerability (CVE-2008-4476).
 
 This update fixes this vulnerability.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4476
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 fc8a2252a6bb28187ab63e67b3b765a9  2008.1/i586/sympa-5.3.4-2.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 86739466370bfdd2203d43a2148f2c36  2008.1/SRPMS/sympa-5.3.4-2.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 5a0919e4c9be46728d793f507e48f14f  2008.1/x86_64/sympa-5.3.4-2.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 86739466370bfdd2203d43a2148f2c36  2008.1/SRPMS/sympa-5.3.4-2.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 0a215faa19cdafd9e6b4629cae8e7e88  corporate/4.0/i586/sympa-5.1.0-2.2.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 843e221a88b9c00b5e039a6e5ae329e6  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/sympa-5.1.0-2.2.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 af19cee9ddb9da2d457b929658d59411  corporate/4.0/x86_64/sympa-5.1.0-2.2.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 843e221a88b9c00b5e039a6e5ae329e6  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/sympa-5.1.0-2.2.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 1a96b150b82383fd6d39d20c213fd108  mes5/i586/sympa-5.4.3-2.1mdvmes5.i586.rpm 
 39b4ae91d2b3f71ec03b06b140d7bcd6  mes5/SRPMS/sympa-5.4.3-2.1mdvmes5.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 ae2a17752bc9e29425b1aea5003d2805  mes5/x86_64/sympa-5.4.3-2.1mdvmes5.x86_64.rpm 
 39b4ae91d2b3f71ec03b06b140d7bcd6  mes5/SRPMS/sympa-5.4.3-2.1mdvmes5.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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