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SuSE Security Announcement - kreatecd
  • From: marc@xxxxxxx (Marc Heuse)
  • Date: Wed Apr 05 20:05:02 2000
  • Message-id: <20000405200502.20BC967A7@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>




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                        SuSE Security Announcement

        Package: kreatecd < 0.3.8b
        Date:    Wed,  5 Apr 2000 20:00:12 GMT

        Affected SuSE versions: 6.4
        Vulnerability Type:     local root compromise
        SuSE default package:   no
        Other affected systems: all unix systems using kreatecd
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A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above.
Please update as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using
this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).

Other Linux distributions or operating systems might be affected as
well, please contact your vendor for information about this issue.

Please note that we provide this information on an "as-is" basis only.
There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any direct, indirect or
incidental damage arising from this information or the installation of
the update package.
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1. Problem Description

  kreatecd is a KDE tool used to burn cd-roms.
  An exploitable buffer overflow was found in this tool.

2. Impact

  Local users may gain root privilige.

3. Solution

  Update the package from our FTP server, or remove the suid bit from this
  tool. ("chmod u-s /opt/kde/bin/kreatecd")
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Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates before installing:

742ed57b8bfb022d4e3755e417612272  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.4/kpa1/kreatecd-0.3.8b-0.alpha.rpm
09cbe9a08cf2b0d5d5d0b1963c3edbcd  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.4/kpa1/kreatecd-0.3.8b-0.i386.rpm
e59c71fa6ae5cf59af9aa1bdce89b015  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/ppc/update/6.4/kpa1/kreatecd-0.3.8b-0.ppc.rpm
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You can find updates on our ftp-Server:

  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update for Intel processors
  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update  for Alpha processors

or try the following web pages for a list of mirrors:
  http://www.suse.de/ftp.html
  http://www.suse.com/ftp_new.html

Our webpage for patches:
  http://www.suse.de/patches/index.html

Our webpage for security announcements:
  http://www.suse.de/security

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact
  security@xxxxxxx
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SuSE has got two free security mailing list services to which any
interested party may subscribe:

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  This information is provided freely to everyone interested and may
  be redistributed provided that it is not altered in any way.

Type Bits/KeyID    Date       User ID
pub  2048/3D25D3D9 1999/03/06 SuSE Security Team <security@xxxxxxx>

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