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[CLA-2001:433] Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - procmail
From: secure () conectiva com br
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 17:59:20 -0200

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : procmail
SUMMARY   : Signal handling race condition
DATE      : 2001-11-06 17:58:00
ID        : CLA-2001:433
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 5.0, prg graficos, ecommerce, 5.1, 6.0, 7.0

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DESCRIPTION
 Procmail is an incoming mail processor, typically used to implement
 mail filters as well as sorting incoming mail into folders.
 
 There are several signal handling race conditions in procmail that
 could be used by a local attacker to gain root privileges.


SOLUTION
 All users should upgrade.
 
 
 REFERENCES:
 1. http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3071


DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/SRPMS/procmail-3.22-1U50_2cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/i386/procmail-3.22-1U50_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/SRPMS/procmail-3.22-1U51_2cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/i386/procmail-3.22-1U51_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/procmail-3.22-1U60_2cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/procmail-3.22-1U60_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/procmail-3.22-1U70_2cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/procmail-3.22-1U70_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/SRPMS/procmail-3.22-1U50_2cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/i386/procmail-3.22-1U50_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/SRPMS/procmail-3.22-1U50_2cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/i386/procmail-3.22-1U50_2cl.i386.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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