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[CLA-2001:434] Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - w3m
From: secure () conectiva com br
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 16:53:10 -0200

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : w3m
SUMMARY   : w3m buffer overflow
DATE      : 2001-11-08 16:52:00
ID        : CLA-2001:434
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 7.0

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DESCRIPTION
 w3m is a text based pager with WWW capability.
 
 Ogasawara Satoshi and Kobayashi Shigehiro discovered a
 vulnerability[1] in a MIME header parsing routine. A malicious web
 server administrator could execute arbitrary code in the client
 machine by sending malformed MIME headers inside the server HTTP
 responses.


SOLUTION
 All w3m users should upgrade.
 
 
 REFERENCES:
 1. http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2895


DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/SRPMS/w3m-0.2.1-4U50_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/i386/w3m-0.2.1-4U50_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/SRPMS/w3m-0.2.1-4U51_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/i386/w3m-0.2.1-4U51_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/w3m-0.2.1-4U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/w3m-0.2.1-4U60_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/w3m-0.2.1-4U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/w3m-0.2.1-4U70_1cl.src.rpm


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 Users of Conectiva Linux version 6.0 or higher may use apt to perform 
 upgrades of RPM packages:
 - add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list if it is not there yet
   (you may also use linuxconf to do this):

 rpm [cncbr] ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br 6.0/conectiva updates

(replace 6.0 with the correct version number if you are not running CL6.0)

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions reagarding the use of apt and upgrade examples 
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en


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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at 
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en
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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en

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