Mandrake: 'sgml-tools' vulnerabilities
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Mandrake Insecure handling of temporary file permissions can lead to other users on a multi-user system being able to read the documents being converted.

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                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           sgml-tools
Date:                   March 15th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:030

Affected versions:      6.0, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, Corporate Server 1.0.1
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Problem Description:

 Insecure handling of temporary file permissions can lead to other users
 on a multi-user system being able to read the documents being
 converted.  This is due to sgml-tools creating temporary files without
 any special permissions.  The updated packages create a secure
 temporary directory first, which is readable only by the owner, and
 then create the temporary files in that secure directory.
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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:
0dffdf59bf60b15f695a8f8cf1e0633e  6.0/RPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
67970748cf90806c3f11885245f38175  6.0/SRPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 6.1:
a9478714b0629d55de7aa2f48f0bfcb4  6.1/RPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
67970748cf90806c3f11885245f38175  6.1/SRPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
40fb202d15e82d166efa06ea2108c87d  7.1/RPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-8.2mdk.i586.rpm
50720b8f4781c4542e0898f6d843b737  7.1/SRPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-8.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
c5e48714e3da71f692e447eb942a368b  7.2/RPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-8.1mdk.i586.rpm
c2242855d3be03b899a908944c48ac1d  7.2/SRPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-8.1mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 1.0.1:
40fb202d15e82d166efa06ea2108c87d  1.0.1/RPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-8.2mdk.i586.rpm
50720b8f4781c4542e0898f6d843b737  1.0.1/SRPMS/sgml-tools-1.0.9-8.2mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
listed at:

   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3.

Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Linux-Mandrake 7.2, look for it in "updates/7.2/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download
them.

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

You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake at:

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

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com
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