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MDKSA-2005:157 - Updated smb4k packages fix vulnerabilities
From: Mandriva Security Team <security () mandriva com>
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2005 18:12:30 -0600

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                Mandriva Linux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           smb4k
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2005:157
 Date:                   September 6th, 2005

 Affected versions:      10.1, 10.2

 Problem Description:

 A severe security issue has been discovered in Smb4K. By linking a
 simple text file FILE to /tmp/smb4k.tmp or /tmp/sudoers, an attacker
 could get access to the full contents of the /etc/super.tab or
 /etc/sudoers file, respectively, because Smb4K didn't check for the
 existance of these files before writing any contents. When using super,
 the attack also resulted in /etc/super.tab being a symlink to FILE.
 Affected are all versions of the 0.4, 0.5, and 0.6 series of Smb4K.
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.



 Updated Packages:
 Mandrakelinux 10.1:
 dd4471a3de6feb035637f15dd75d8d56  10.1/RPMS/smb4k-0.4.0-3.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 d56d014b32bf1ec767fc018f0e40c245  10.1/SRPMS/smb4k-0.4.0-3.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.2:
 a1fd04d53c4c32d69f74bf17a255c250  10.2/RPMS/smb4k-0.5.1-1.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
 30d1745f5dafea4c2d12c7b6a7c09526  10.2/SRPMS/smb4k-0.5.1-1.1.102mdk.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate 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:


 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


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

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