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Security Advisory Updated enscript packages fix temporary file handling vulnerabilities

Advisory: RHSA-2002:012-08
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2002-01-14
Last updated on: 2002-03-14
Affected Products: Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Red Hat Linux 7.1
Red Hat Linux 7.2
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2002-0044

Details

Updated enscript packages that fix insecure handling of
temporary files are available.

GNU enscript is a program for converting ASCII files to PostScript(TM).
When it creates temporary files, it does so with predictable filenames in
a manner that would follow symbolic links. This could allow a local user
to overwrite files written by the user running enscript, or read the
contents of the temporary files.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains
the
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates. 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.

Updated packages

Red Hat Linux 6.2

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/enscript/1.6.1-16.1/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.1.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 163b47d58543af9e02bcb756aaaa69e6
 
Alpha:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/enscript/1.6.1-16.1/alpha/enscript-1.6.1-16.1.alpha.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 4669b3dff4260c66168b30a5da881577
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/enscript/1.6.1-16.1/i386/enscript-1.6.1-16.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 08b0ccf910e84774a47297611a001ecf
 
Sparc:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/enscript/1.6.1-16.1/sparc/enscript-1.6.1-16.1.sparc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 0f576ebef76e6d55ba046f3de911e435
 
Red Hat Linux 7.0

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-advanced-server-i386/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: bc28cddcc7ac7d6d0c033e861869999e
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/enscript/1.6.1-16.2/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: bc28cddcc7ac7d6d0c033e861869999e
 
Alpha:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/enscript/1.6.1-16.2/alpha/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.alpha.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 1f3b4ceee8b8c767868bbca6d8843dff
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-advanced-server-i386/RPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 60c482286d2eaa7a48b707cfad323c50
 
Red Hat Linux 7.1

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-advanced-server-i386/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: bc28cddcc7ac7d6d0c033e861869999e
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/enscript/1.6.1-16.2/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: bc28cddcc7ac7d6d0c033e861869999e
 
Alpha:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/enscript/1.6.1-16.2/alpha/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.alpha.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 1f3b4ceee8b8c767868bbca6d8843dff
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-advanced-server-i386/RPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 60c482286d2eaa7a48b707cfad323c50
 
IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-linux-as-2.1-IPF/RPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: fd7aa3e5766bff5155bda4547b7612d6
 
Red Hat Linux 7.2

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-advanced-server-i386/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: bc28cddcc7ac7d6d0c033e861869999e
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/enscript/1.6.1-16.2/SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: bc28cddcc7ac7d6d0c033e861869999e
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-advanced-server-i386/RPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 60c482286d2eaa7a48b707cfad323c50
 
IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/private/redhat-linux-as-2.1-IPF/RPMS/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: fd7aa3e5766bff5155bda4547b7612d6
 
s390:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/enscript/1.6.1-16.2/s390/enscript-1.6.1-16.2.s390.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 54bcd8da67e32415bf31bec67ff47716
 

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

57704 - tmpnam and tempnam


References


Keywords

enscript, files, temporary


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