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UNIRAS Brief - 316/04 - Mandrake Security Advisory: MDKSA-2004:057 - tripwire



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 316/04 dated 22.06.04  Time: 14:05  
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Mandrake Security Advisory: MDKSA-2004:057 - tripwire


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Paul Herman discovered a format string vulnerability in tripwire that  
could allow a local user to execute arbitrary code with the rights of  
the user running tripwire (typically root).  This vulnerability only  
exists when tripwire is generating an email report.  







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                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory 

 Package name:           tripwire
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:057
 Date:                   June 7th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 10.0, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1
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 Problem Description:

 Paul Herman discovered a format string vulnerability in tripwire that  
could allow a local user to execute arbitrary code with the rights of  
the user running tripwire (typically root).  This vulnerability only  
exists when tripwire is generating an email report.  

 References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0536
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/365036
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 Updated Packages:
  
 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 f7218d2fbde501fff2d418e7817679e6  10.0/RPMS/tripwire-2.3.1.2-7.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 4476fcbb452e7af2a7171e303f75f0f4  10.0/SRPMS/tripwire-2.3.1.2-7.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 69367ac3b8afe929b0542f1921606ea1  corporate/2.1/RPMS/tripwire-2.3.1.2-7.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 85b56f3e3587ed3ff69ffd98708e9d39  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/tripwire-2.3.1.2-7.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2:
 b8fa611b9f5c5b65bc8bfc30e880e6e5  9.2/RPMS/tripwire-2.3.1.2-7.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 ae1cd49c93ad98e770ddd82fb9a55356  9.2/SRPMS/tripwire-2.3.1.2-7.1.92mdk.src.rpm
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security linux-mandrake.com>
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