Red Hat: 'stunnel' vulnerability
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
RedHat Linux Stunnel version 3.8 (and earlier) contained a format-stringvulnerability. Version 3.9 closes this vulnerability.

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                   Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated stunnel packages available.
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2000:129-02
Issue date:        2000-12-19
Updated on:        2000-12-19
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          stunnel format-string syslog
Cross references:  N/A
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1. Topic:

Updated stunnel packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 7.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.0 - i386, alpha

3. Problem description:

Stunnel version 3.8 (and earlier) contained a format-string
vulnerability.  Version 3.9 closes this vulnerability.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed  (http://bugzilla.Red Hat.com/bugzilla for more info):

N/A

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.0:

alpha: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/7.0/alpha/stunnel-3.9-1.alpha.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/7.0/i386/stunnel-3.9-1.i386.rpm

sources: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/7.0/SRPMS/stunnel-3.9-1.src.rpm

7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
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2aa24c225ce671e900888d7e9c2e2227  7.0/SRPMS/stunnel-3.9-1.src.rpm
6ea8e52b59f22d1918d09f5ddbb4b5d5  7.0/alpha/stunnel-3.9-1.alpha.rpm
ad9ac81fc70618cf66826d7f16435c6e  7.0/i386/stunnel-3.9-1.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
     http://www.Red Hat.com/corp/contact.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg 

8. References:
 
http://stunnel.mirt.net/news.html


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