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Security Advisory xemacs security update

Advisory: RHSA-2005:134-02
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2005-02-10
Last updated on: 2005-02-10
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2005-0100

Details

Updated XEmacs packages that fix a string format issue are now available.

XEmacs is a powerful, customizable, self-documenting, modeless text editor.

Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility of XEmacs. If a user connects to a malicious POP server, an
attacker can execute arbitrary code as the user running xemacs. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CAN-2005-0100 to this issue.

Users of XEmacs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct this issue.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages. To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: cf850b6ef4f2d8cb5b135d64d06603e7
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 20ce76b7491f4925c6eb50988c1ee6fd
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 30591934bda8c960d6a4a7413a0c99b9
 
x86_64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 8b043f8ee239f9ddfc3fd06fea0a2610
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: da4c3c22771c470f641156ae392364b3
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e3eee7414558f7da341a7544fd2de084
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9b918791022dbd365d1c2ffc7487ad37
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-el-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e951c1189a2098befdb5f3e7c7806e38
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-info-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 0ae98221a5979e4d22c6c5a82ec88682
 
IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.6-6.9.1/ia64/xemacs-21.4.6-6.9.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: f4ef0907a0a8b648307095916e59e5e2
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.6-6.9.1/ia64/xemacs-el-21.4.6-6.9.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 165bffd4faf333bef4d6f1c9d1be28f4
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.6-6.9.1/ia64/xemacs-info-21.4.6-6.9.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 42fdb40e2f69005f5d574e633c889ca7
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: cf850b6ef4f2d8cb5b135d64d06603e7
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 20ce76b7491f4925c6eb50988c1ee6fd
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 30591934bda8c960d6a4a7413a0c99b9
 
IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 92b20d9de180d11b88c5fa58ad5a0dbf
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: c3070054bc6a0b31744538b5e007d4ba
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9e025747828aab85df935b8549a7785d
 
PPC:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ppc/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 108e7a89e0a3fa98f68eb577a27d282c
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ppc/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: ffa9533b7ce42210266485f03a23415c
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ppc/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: f72e70f4cd85f1ad8313984d3d4107fc
 
s390:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/s390/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.s390.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 59a254a6ceab69616f83826e50ae7a30
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/s390/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.s390.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: c50eacecae3000edd5fbc8a878c72142
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/s390/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.s390.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: d25d73f36604c415b8ec6e7c95fda9fe
 
s390x:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/s390x/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.s390x.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 2788db105bb473b1d773495006d7aee7
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/s390x/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.s390x.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: c337eb51c51849a1d1d3580b206a0dd3
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/s390x/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.s390x.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 2accf5d242d37dd20a194c3f9231cd4d
 
x86_64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 8b043f8ee239f9ddfc3fd06fea0a2610
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: da4c3c22771c470f641156ae392364b3
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e3eee7414558f7da341a7544fd2de084
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9b918791022dbd365d1c2ffc7487ad37
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-el-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e951c1189a2098befdb5f3e7c7806e38
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-info-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 0ae98221a5979e4d22c6c5a82ec88682
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: cf850b6ef4f2d8cb5b135d64d06603e7
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 20ce76b7491f4925c6eb50988c1ee6fd
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 30591934bda8c960d6a4a7413a0c99b9
 
IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 92b20d9de180d11b88c5fa58ad5a0dbf
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: c3070054bc6a0b31744538b5e007d4ba
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9e025747828aab85df935b8549a7785d
 
x86_64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 8b043f8ee239f9ddfc3fd06fea0a2610
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: da4c3c22771c470f641156ae392364b3
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e3eee7414558f7da341a7544fd2de084
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9b918791022dbd365d1c2ffc7487ad37
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-el-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e951c1189a2098befdb5f3e7c7806e38
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.6-6.9.1/i386/xemacs-info-21.4.6-6.9.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 0ae98221a5979e4d22c6c5a82ec88682
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: cf850b6ef4f2d8cb5b135d64d06603e7
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 20ce76b7491f4925c6eb50988c1ee6fd
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/i386/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 30591934bda8c960d6a4a7413a0c99b9
 
IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 92b20d9de180d11b88c5fa58ad5a0dbf
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: c3070054bc6a0b31744538b5e007d4ba
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/ia64/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9e025747828aab85df935b8549a7785d
 
x86_64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 8b043f8ee239f9ddfc3fd06fea0a2610
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-el-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: da4c3c22771c470f641156ae392364b3
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.13-8.ent.1/x86_64/xemacs-info-21.4.13-8.ent.1.x86_64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e3eee7414558f7da341a7544fd2de084
 
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs/21.4.6-6.9.1/ia64/xemacs-21.4.6-6.9.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: f4ef0907a0a8b648307095916e59e5e2
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-el/21.4.6-6.9.1/ia64/xemacs-el-21.4.6-6.9.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 165bffd4faf333bef4d6f1c9d1be28f4
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/xemacs-info/21.4.6-6.9.1/ia64/xemacs-info-21.4.6-6.9.1.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 42fdb40e2f69005f5d574e633c889ca7
 

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

146704 - CAN-2005-0100 Arbitrary code execution in *emacs*


References



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