[Full-disclosure] [ MDVSA-2009:244 ] xfig




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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:244
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : xfig
Date : September 23, 2009
Affected: Corporate 4.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in xfig:

Xfig in Debian GNU/Linux, possibly 3.2.5, allows local users to
read and write arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1)
xfig-eps[PID], (2) xfig-pic[PID].pix, (3) xfig-pic[PID].err,
(4) xfig-pcx[PID].pix, (5) xfig-xfigrc[PID], (6) xfig[PID], (7)
xfig-print[PID], (8) xfig-export[PID].err, (9) xfig-batch[PID], (10)
xfig-exp[PID], or (11) xfig-spell.[PID] temporary files, where [PID]
is a process ID (CVE-2009-1962).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1962
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Updated Packages:

Corporate 4.0:
9b524a6e53cd89941a4290a00d561e8e corporate/4.0/i586/xfig-3.2.5-0.3.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
7acec9f8cfa926f46fe656f8691e4ee0 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/xfig-3.2.5-0.3.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
148e0eab82c2090bff83cb2b2ea41ba9 corporate/4.0/x86_64/xfig-3.2.5-0.3.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
7acec9f8cfa926f46fe656f8691e4ee0 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/xfig-3.2.5-0.3.20060mlcs4.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate 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:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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