Mandrake: glibc Mandrake: 'glibc' resolver overflow
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Mandrake A read buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the resolver code in versions of glibc up to and including 2.2.5.

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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 Package name:           glibc
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:009
 Date:                   February 4th, 2004

 Affected versions:      9.0, Corporate Server 2.1,
                         Multi Network Firewall 8.2
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 Problem Description:

 A read buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the resolver code in
 versions of glibc up to and including 2.2.5.  The vulnerability is
 triggered by DNS packets larger than 1024 bytes, which can cause an
 application to crash.

 The updated packages have a patch applied to correct the problem.
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 References:

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-1146
   http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/738331
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 Updated Packages:

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 07bed44311d5e47e1413674de9d4bddc  corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 208319aa05dfb74d68e568776a060cb3  corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-devel-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 ecc340738dea3ca5a42579e7ace0890b  corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-i18ndata-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 15429acff890e04ff61c63e5a83836d5  corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-profile-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 e34f310444a8aeebcedc4f2a6c79e354  corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-static-devel-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 9d0d6658108caec33a4d546ec35c1e07  corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-utils-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 d58b0309793d0ac67df966f709e0ad07  corporate/2.1/RPMS/ldconfig-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 e8ccb93c65d8d0346237bf168bbf1b66  corporate/2.1/RPMS/nscd-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 df1c534f7b2b8a64a35f9d3450c536b8  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/glibc-2.2.5-16.4.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 c2eae1a7e73f8ebc8e5dd3038300fb4d  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 1d2e9ca83e428fe8bbce0b036da9a27d  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-debug-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 23804843b092a6b312c5663afd7ff7bd  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-devel-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 1fc574b7d06650eac265d0741d30e65a  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-i18ndata-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 3b0e773f4f57ff1d50b40c7c167dac4f  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-profile-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 97096cf852834a722e5ea9834eb93452  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-static-devel-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 37c7eff91489b83d16c755286a0ed3c6  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/glibc-utils-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 c6495adb2f79fc59e7bee995163239b0  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/ldconfig-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 0d7ccd741fa5117098b14f70aec5b16e  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/nscd-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 5579905afbddfa7aebbd409672500b9b  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/glibc-2.2.5-28.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.0:
 ad05f4c8330197f97e17fc0e25a92cd5  9.0/RPMS/glibc-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 05a7bc63e055a995235880fe5f258875  9.0/RPMS/glibc-devel-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 3caefcf6e6632883252140c988270ceb  9.0/RPMS/glibc-i18ndata-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 7efbb7e9531907c5fa2b7d81b9c2fc95  9.0/RPMS/glibc-profile-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 dfdc7f7f630c03ed478490a9d4c0e5fc  9.0/RPMS/glibc-static-devel-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 d208fc8a88841816ab8b094bf993a743  9.0/RPMS/glibc-utils-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 e263e2ea3b1d4e30b396c096fd5b51b0  9.0/RPMS/ldconfig-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 0293e531e2ce1b3d07cf89a66f6efa25  9.0/RPMS/nscd-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.i586.rpm
 180a63e3d7a4bba7e8a9ec967b5a8621  9.0/SRPMS/glibc-2.2.5-16.4.90mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
 1c88e2c7ed623d90db090fefd746e2f8  mnf8.2/RPMS/glibc-2.2.4-26.4.M82mdk.i586.rpm
 eafddda3784fda7c9dabffd892940516  mnf8.2/RPMS/ldconfig-2.2.4-26.4.M82mdk.i586.rpm
 32d4267354481e77001b1fc252dc234e  mnf8.2/SRPMS/glibc-2.2.4-26.4.M82mdk.src.rpm
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