Mandriva: 2013:057: xinetd
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A security issue was identified and fixed in xinetd: builtins.c in Xinetd before 2.3.15 does not check the service type when the tcpmux-server service is enabled, which exposes all enabled services and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access [More...]
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:057
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : xinetd
 Date    : April 8, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A security issue was identified and fixed in xinetd:
 
 builtins.c in Xinetd before 2.3.15 does not check the service type
 when the tcpmux-server service is enabled, which exposes all enabled
 services and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access
 restrictions via a request to tcpmux port 1 (CVE-2012-0862).
 
 The updated packages have been upgraded to the 2.3.15 version which
 is not vulnerble to this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0862
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 7fb3e2766f78717343d3c4c3eead0380  mbs1/x86_64/xinetd-2.3.15-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 8abad1b7c52fd6d8f6162a1167ca6e11  mbs1/x86_64/xinetd-simple-services-2.3.15-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 3c2be6e43320048060373a3d06d0f0c0  mbs1/SRPMS/xinetd-2.3.15-1.mbs1.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
 _______________________________________________________________________