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Mandriva: 2013:085: groff Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in groff: contrib/pdfmark/pdfroff.sh in GNU troff (aka groff) before 1.21 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a pdf#####.tmp temporary file (CVE-2009-5044). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:085
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : groff
 Date    : April 9, 2013
 Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in groff:
 
 contrib/pdfmark/pdfroff.sh in GNU troff (aka groff) before 1.21 allows
 local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a
 pdf#####.tmp temporary file (CVE-2009-5044).
 
 The (1) gendef.sh, (2) doc/fixinfo.sh, and (3)
 contrib/gdiffmk/tests/runtests.in scripts in GNU troff (aka groff)
 1.21 and earlier allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files
 via a symlink attack on a gro#####.tmp or /tmp/##### temporary file
 (CVE-2009-5079).
 
 The (1) contrib/eqn2graph/eqn2graph.sh,
 (2) contrib/grap2graph/grap2graph.sh, and (3)
 contrib/pic2graph/pic2graph.sh scripts in GNU troff (aka groff)
 1.21 and earlier do not properly handle certain failed attempts
 to create temporary directories, which might allow local users
 to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in a
 temporary directory, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-1296
 (CVE-2009-5080).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-5044
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-5079
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-5080
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 8aba0ff61c017d1c994ed5050891a82a  mes5/i586/groff-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 03e9c6c5e5d664626134b4f76fb63208  mes5/i586/groff-for-man-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 0022b4ead2f298880a470f1c102bd2be  mes5/i586/groff-gxditview-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 46d6db989c131234eba38ab967f87884  mes5/i586/groff-perl-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 04a7b612a6b8ac86a00d4312e495f608  mes5/SRPMS/groff-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 d1519acc803ead88290db5da6b1795c9  mes5/x86_64/groff-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 969cb6ced3a1d3a21d454256ea136f61  mes5/x86_64/groff-for-man-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 51877be8460781a183eb35f8f79ef2b2  mes5/x86_64/groff-gxditview-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 7118c0e6aa623f8ac96b943213b3ff94  mes5/x86_64/groff-perl-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 04a7b612a6b8ac86a00d4312e495f608  mes5/SRPMS/groff-1.19.1-12.1mdvmes5.2.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/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
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