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Updated passwd packages fix vulnerabilities

Steve Grubb found some problems in the passwd program. Passwords given to passwd via stdin are one character shorter than they are supposed to be. He also discovered that pam may not have been sufficiently initialized to ensure safe and proper operation. A few small memory leaks have been fixed as well.

  • Vendor: Mandrake
  • Vendor ID: MDKSA-2004:045
  • Date: May 17, 2004


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Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: passwd
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2004:045
Date: May 17th, 2004

Affected versions: 10.0, 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1,
Multi Network Firewall 8.2
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Problem Description:

Steve Grubb found some problems in the passwd program. Passwords given
to passwd via stdin are one character shorter than they are supposed to
be. He also discovered that pam may not have been sufficiently
initialized to ensure safe and proper operation. A few small memory
leaks have been fixed as well.

The updated packages are patched to correct these problems.
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Updated Packages:

Mandrakelinux 10.0:
869033ec6feaad1dbcab68f7920f17a2 10.0/RPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.100mdk.i586.rpm
965e9cd1e2cafcd0678c0a295c8d1da0 10.0/SRPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.100mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
9cc620bae72e31318778f29f49aeaf36 amd64/10.0/RPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.100mdk.amd64.rpm
965e9cd1e2cafcd0678c0a295c8d1da0 amd64/10.0/SRPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.100mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1:
30be38bdbee75c463e63d58a6d79d0d2 corporate/2.1/RPMS/passwd-0.67-5.2.C21mdk.i586.rpm
e1feb25f44e9994fcaefbac7b9462c36 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/passwd-0.67-5.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
f5a299350ce570e4cd5ea62c3e18df45 x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/passwd-0.67-5.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
e1feb25f44e9994fcaefbac7b9462c36 x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/passwd-0.67-5.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.1:
2d0ec037c2a491288fa0e8febe7ddb88 9.1/RPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.91mdk.i586.rpm
2286c3804aead3235aa95e68d22528be 9.1/SRPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.1/PPC:
fdeec3e03e2b6eb9995dfe8b97a6dff1 ppc/9.1/RPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.91mdk.ppc.rpm
2286c3804aead3235aa95e68d22528be ppc/9.1/SRPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.2:
ab219f0f732de4d65c66ad3d92e34855 9.2/RPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.92mdk.i586.rpm
feec687b7b497f64c97ff62d23884caa 9.2/SRPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.92mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
860029cdf43c7451f1a8f9360fccbf0d amd64/9.2/RPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.92mdk.amd64.rpm
feec687b7b497f64c97ff62d23884caa amd64/9.2/SRPMS/passwd-0.68-2.2.92mdk.src.rpm

Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
dba7a6584826bbf08929760ac5e7cfd2 mnf8.2/RPMS/passwd-0.64.1-9.2.M82mdk.i586.rpm
8c231cd59ab8ea3c5ad721f6c318d7e1 mnf8.2/SRPMS/passwd-0.64.1-9.2.M82mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security. You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

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

You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

Mandrakesoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to. Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_linux-mandrake.com

Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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