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Progeny alert PROGENY-SA-2001-36 (uucp)

From:	 Progeny Security Team <security@progeny.com>
To:	 progeny-security-announce@lists.progeny.com,
	 bugtraq@securityfocus.com, linuxlist@securityportal.com
Subject: PROGENY-SA-2001-36: uucp local exploit
Date:	 Fri,  5 Oct 2001 17:37:32 -0500 (EST)
Cc:	 security@progeny.com (Progeny Security Team)

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 PROGENY SERVICE NETWORK -- SECURITY ADVISORY             PROGENY-SA-2001-36
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    Synopsis:       uucp local exploit

    Software:       uucp

    History:
         2001-09-08 Vulnerability announced
         2001-10-05 Update available in Progeny archive

    Credits:        zen-parse

    Affects:        Progeny Debian (uucp prior to 1.06.1-11potato1progeny2)

    Progeny Only:   NO

    Vendor-Status:  New Version Released
                    (uucp_1.06.1-11potato1progeny2)


    $Progeny: security/advisory/PROGENY-SA-2001-36,v 1.1 2001/10/05 22:14:38 branden Exp $

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DESCRIPTION

zen-parse found a problem with Taylor UUCP as distributed with many
Linux distributions.  Due to incorrect argument handling in a
component of the Taylor UUCP package, it is possible for local users
to gain uid/gid uucp.


SOLUTION (See also: UPDATING VIA APT-GET)

Upgrade to a fixed version of uucp. uucp version 1.06.1-11potato1progeny2
corrects the problem. For your convenience, you may upgrade to the
uucp_1.06.1-11potato1progeny2 package.


UPDATING VIA APT-GET

 1. Ensure that your /etc/apt/sources.list file has a URI for Progeny's
    update repository:

        deb http://archive.progeny.com/progeny updates/newton/

 2. Update your cache of available packages for apt(8).

    Example:

        # apt-get update

 3. Using apt(8), install the new package. apt(8) will download the
    update, verify its integrity with md5, and then install the
    package on your system with dpkg(8).

    Example:

        # apt-get install uucp


UPDATING VIA DPKG

 1. Use your preferred FTP/HTTP client to retrieve the following 
    updated files from Progeny's update archive at:

    http://archive.progeny.com/progeny/updates/newton/

    MD5 Checksum                     Filename                             
    -------------------------------- ------------------------------------- 
    7f474134296bfeb6d03579f16843bd82 uucp_1.06.1-11potato1progeny2_i386.deb

    Example:

        $ wget \
        http://archive.progeny.com/progeny/updates/newton/uucp_1.06.1-11potato1progeny2_i386.deb

 2. Use the md5sum(1) command on the retrieved files to verify that
    they match the MD5 checksum provided in this advisory:

    Example:

        $ md5sum uucp_1.06.1-11potato1progeny2_i386.deb

 3. Then install the replacement package(s) using dpkg(8).

    Example:

        # dpkg --install uucp_1.06.1-11potato1progeny2_i386.deb


WORKAROUND

No known workaround exists for this vulnerability.


MORE INFORMATION

More information is available from
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/212892

Progeny advisories can be found at http://www.progeny.com/security/.


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pub  1024D/F92D4D1F 2001-04-04 Progeny Security Team <security@progeny.com>

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