Mandrake: 'mgetty' temp file vulnerability
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Mandrake WireX discovered a potential temporary file race condition in the mgetty program. All versions of mgetty prior to 1.1.24 are vulnerable.

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                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           mgetty
Date:                   January 10th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:009

Affected versions:      6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
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Problem Description:

 WireX discovered a potential temporary file race condition in the
 mgetty program.  All versions of mgetty prior to 1.1.24 are vulnerable.
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Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/RPM-GPG-KEYS
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 6.0:
72edd3932ba4127993362e4d801fa9fd  6.0/RPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
8da55d62d82a8860d660bc9e531e0440  6.0/RPMS/mgetty-contrib-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
0a0b20e2c26fdfbced7030ef21a8ad46  6.0/RPMS/mgetty-sendfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
a453595068c381ec3a1c5d705cd51407  6.0/RPMS/mgetty-viewfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
3faf73ffc9383aa33d4f9de0d204abb6  6.0/RPMS/mgetty-voice-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
86eab4707fceeff11ed5082e189baa13  6.0/SRPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 6.1:
55a9800332992cb940a987a99d8e3fc7  6.1/RPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
ea6a90387d11cdce6159fce40047a5b2  6.1/RPMS/mgetty-contrib-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
38d0c9197b7b11ba7e6a11a1b1ef9c89  6.1/RPMS/mgetty-sendfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
138accfaeed98ca3d4a73eddeeb8fb35  6.1/RPMS/mgetty-viewfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
a05b34fcaa17cc9a9096a0ee251c2a58  6.1/RPMS/mgetty-voice-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
86eab4707fceeff11ed5082e189baa13  6.1/SRPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.0:
82114e245f43ff6140a9d9d7953611a0  7.0/RPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
4f512b4557da014b4ca379b05e1cdd0d  7.0/RPMS/mgetty-contrib-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
c42efd3f880f5791abb31047751cb870  7.0/RPMS/mgetty-sendfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
5c1c9c5ca2212bcb73b724196558e66e  7.0/RPMS/mgetty-viewfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
21bd362da206ac9972ead60b0c84ce16  7.0/RPMS/mgetty-voice-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
86eab4707fceeff11ed5082e189baa13  7.0/SRPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
d6161bff2a400eb29cd628d336161f4c  7.1/RPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
44961b3eb315a5e5454c3f687eec96fd  7.1/RPMS/mgetty-contrib-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
48b2c6e2e3ab39a24f85fba304f10884  7.1/RPMS/mgetty-sendfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
6e3aa653d49a2c50088c6a5600967736  7.1/RPMS/mgetty-viewfax-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
caed36035e8ab03f71390b474ee55280  7.1/RPMS/mgetty-voice-1.1.24-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
86eab4707fceeff11ed5082e189baa13  7.1/SRPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
0d72b3de15212ce206af41d46838b159  7.2/RPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
eba1600c76aa69b694477d38eeedb700  7.2/RPMS/mgetty-contrib-1.1.24-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
95cdd3e1c4af4a796e391bd6ee1e5fe7  7.2/RPMS/mgetty-sendfax-1.1.24-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
45f0503abb4777102f2b39d57e180eda  7.2/RPMS/mgetty-viewfax-1.1.24-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
8ed583b907af46171d69f7e211388070  7.2/RPMS/mgetty-voice-1.1.24-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
5769884423a1ba4cb26819617ad672f3  7.2/SRPMS/mgetty-1.1.24-1.1mdk.src.rpm
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them.

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

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   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/

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  security@linux-mandrake.com
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