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Red Hat alert RHSA-2006:0742-01 (elinks)

From:  bugzilla@redhat.com
To:  enterprise-watch-list@redhat.com
Subject:  [RHSA-2006:0742-01] Critical: elinks security update
Date:  Wed, 15 Nov 2006 15:22:21 -0500

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - --------------------------------------------------------------------- Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Critical: elinks security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2006:0742-01 Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0742.html Issue date: 2006-11-15 Updated on: 2006-11-15 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux CVE Names: CVE-2006-5925 - --------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Summary: An updated elinks package that corrects a security vulnerability is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64 3. Problem description: Elinks is a text mode Web browser used from the command line that supports rendering modern web pages. An arbitrary file access flaw was found in the Elinks SMB protocol handler. A malicious web page could have caused Elinks to read or write files with the permissions of the user running Elinks. (CVE-2006-5925) All users of Elinks are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue by removing support for the SMB protocol from Elinks. Note: this issue did not affect the Elinks package shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, or the Links package shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate RPMs being upgraded on your system. 5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 215731 - CVE-2006-5925 elinks smb protocol arbitrary file access 6. RPMs required: Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4: SRPMS: ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/elink... 643211bd98a9d92223bedbc69f71d68c elinks-0.9.2-3.3.src.rpm i386: 700134005525634e35dc940cd6d7c843 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm 6f6e5705ae2364733702c9b7b5e8c2ff elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm ia64: 15eac414d532897f4da1ecb0063768a7 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.ia64.rpm e9d176e583deb37e34487af2d794ca8f elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.ia64.rpm ppc: 39d20a380d0d55d6d9ac40d89e389392 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.ppc.rpm d9980fe0a60b2889ca6dbb00a2a71a3b elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.ppc.rpm s390: 3fe1f629f197048d770e327f1b5ca923 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.s390.rpm a4ae0a0dfa968b7dd9ac67a4c511440f elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.s390.rpm s390x: 5c5129455dfbd5318477b1fc32421bb6 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.s390x.rpm 14c9a759ed58fc3ea25893aec3bdfae1 elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.s390x.rpm x86_64: c9058b064da38141780a52ae4d429709 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm 695ae2d149930b299c04dbd822c45e24 elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4: SRPMS: ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/... 643211bd98a9d92223bedbc69f71d68c elinks-0.9.2-3.3.src.rpm i386: 700134005525634e35dc940cd6d7c843 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm 6f6e5705ae2364733702c9b7b5e8c2ff elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm x86_64: c9058b064da38141780a52ae4d429709 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm 695ae2d149930b299c04dbd822c45e24 elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4: SRPMS: ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/elink... 643211bd98a9d92223bedbc69f71d68c elinks-0.9.2-3.3.src.rpm i386: 700134005525634e35dc940cd6d7c843 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm 6f6e5705ae2364733702c9b7b5e8c2ff elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm ia64: 15eac414d532897f4da1ecb0063768a7 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.ia64.rpm e9d176e583deb37e34487af2d794ca8f elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.ia64.rpm x86_64: c9058b064da38141780a52ae4d429709 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm 695ae2d149930b299c04dbd822c45e24 elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4: SRPMS: ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/elink... 643211bd98a9d92223bedbc69f71d68c elinks-0.9.2-3.3.src.rpm i386: 700134005525634e35dc940cd6d7c843 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm 6f6e5705ae2364733702c9b7b5e8c2ff elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.i386.rpm ia64: 15eac414d532897f4da1ecb0063768a7 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.ia64.rpm e9d176e583deb37e34487af2d794ca8f elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.ia64.rpm x86_64: c9058b064da38141780a52ae4d429709 elinks-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm 695ae2d149930b299c04dbd822c45e24 elinks-debuginfo-0.9.2-3.3.x86_64.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package 7. References: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5925 http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?&m=116355556512780 http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#cr... 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/ Copyright 2006 Red Hat, Inc. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.1 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFFW3b1XlSAg2UNWIIRAoZkAJwMszcO14arlklDMUnKABza7Hc9sgCdFwaT t0KrlF5iGmxRXDAoJk4ot7U= =SnP0 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Enterprise-watch-list mailing list Enterprise-watch-list@redhat.com https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/enterprise-watch-...


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