Mandriva: 2013:125: sleuthkit
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated sleuthkit packages fix security vulnerabilities: A security flaw was found in the way the Sleuth Kit (TSK), a collection of UNIX-based command line tools allowing to investigate a computer, performed management of \'.\' (dotfile) file system entry. An attacker [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:125
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : sleuthkit
 Date    : April 10, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated sleuthkit packages fix security vulnerabilities:
 
 A security flaw was found in the way the Sleuth Kit (TSK), a collection
 of UNIX-based command line tools allowing to investigate a computer,
 performed management of \'.\' (dotfile) file system entry. An attacker
 could use this flaw to evade detection by forensic analysis (hide
 certain files not to be scanned) by renaming the file in question it
 to be \'.\' file system entry.
 
 The original reports speaks about this attack vector to be present
 when scanning FAT (File Allocation Table) file system. It is possible
 though, the flaw to be present on other file systems, which do not
 reserve usage of \'.\' entry for special purpose, too.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5619
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0031
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 965ee1053bac8a19a064f9c0ad6c4cda  mbs1/x86_64/lib64tsk3_9-4.0.1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 18f1509bda7d2b6e07a292a094c1edb8  mbs1/x86_64/lib64tsk3-devel-4.0.1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 d58d0a0e0d8daa64f47d9100ba1f9bbd  mbs1/x86_64/sleuthkit-4.0.1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 40930584aa415b849f20557352222dda  mbs1/SRPMS/sleuthkit-4.0.1-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

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