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Gettext temp file vulnerabilities

The Trustix developers discovered temporary file vulnerabilities in the autopoint and gettextize scripts, part of GNU gettext. These scripts insecurely created temporary files which could allow a malicious user to overwrite another user's files via a symlink attack.

  • Vendor: Mandriva
  • Vendor ID: MDKSA-2005:051
  • Date: February 28, 2006


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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:051
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : gettext
Date : February 28, 2006
Affected: Corporate 3.0, Multi Network Firewall 2.0
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Problem Description:

The Trustix developers discovered temporary file vulnerabilities in the
autopoint and gettextize scripts, part of GNU gettext. These scripts
insecurely created temporary files which could allow a malicious user
to overwrite another user's files via a symlink attack.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0966
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Updated Packages:

Corporate 3.0:
3e90a65b63c6cef50ea2362b97d601af \
corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm \
88645a36cc137b6d15baff31df84bb5f \
corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-base-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm \
122cf7a4d0173cd80c3c6a388b76ec5a \
corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-devel-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm \
d9e9d121c5833e80c9bbd642af24fb40 \
corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-java-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm \
7aa6d70debb3c1814333fca662e23cac \
corporate/3.0/RPMS/libgettextmisc-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm \
cfe279f682d65f910505e069b911d7c7 \
corporate/3.0/RPMS/libintl2-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm \
fc15df73311804bf0fd371fa9682c0c5 \
corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gettext-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.src.rpm

Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
c3648f970e7794014773ddedd68eaf91 \
x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm \
d876576394822262df7e2351775c1aaa \
x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-base-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm \
af77cf6ee5a7d238ec122fbc4af7d353 \
x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-devel-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm \
1173d049f6621cd8ff8d0396d24eb097 \
x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/gettext-java-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm \
f757f8a584bfc7ebd99d13a92415241b \
x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/lib64gettextmisc-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm \
ecb7b9c26a607287c10f12bc70d5ffa9 \
x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/lib64intl2-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm \
fc15df73311804bf0fd371fa9682c0c5 \
x86_64/corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gettext-0.13.1-1.3.C30mdk.src.rpm

Multi Network Firewall 2.0:
bf7a130a64632e27c4c0e35bcce1838d mnf/2.0/RPMS/gettext-0.13.1-1.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm
26b569b31b5786eb3dc90c466ad42951 \
mnf/2.0/RPMS/gettext-base-0.13.1-1.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm \
513319968508b7d6c22135aed2a4ebcf \
mnf/2.0/RPMS/gettext-devel-0.13.1-1.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm \
8ebc491dd574ec6e9624776b39adb08e \
mnf/2.0/RPMS/gettext-java-0.13.1-1.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm \
d7efcc35298ade62c0d21b75cec11d35 \
mnf/2.0/RPMS/libgettextmisc-0.13.1-1.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm \
d0993ab7f263642207f1ae95f4861525 mnf/2.0/RPMS/libintl2-0.13.1-1.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm \
76fec48911a57db5edad551ae40cb3d1 mnf/2.0/SRPMS/gettext-0.13.1-1.3.M20mdk.src.rpm \
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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/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team

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