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Security Advisory cvs security update

Advisory: RHSA-2005:756-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2005-09-06
Last updated on: 2005-09-06
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2005-2693

Details

An updated cvs package that fixes a security bug is now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

CVS (Concurrent Version System) is a version control system.

An insecure temporary file usage was found in the cvsbug program. It is
possible that a local user could leverage this issue to execute arbitrary
instructions as the user running cvsbug. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CAN-2005-2693 to this issue.

All users of cvs should upgrade to this updated package, which includes a
patch 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)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm     MD5: 63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm     MD5: 5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm     MD5: dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm     MD5: 58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm     MD5: c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.ia64.rpm     MD5: c8f4b3f86b9d2c79a3e6c7be3f68c456
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm     MD5: 63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm     MD5: 5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm     MD5: e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580
 
PPC:
cvs-1.11.2-28.ppc.rpm     MD5: f49d4b23da384c46f13c14a6252910cd
 
s390:
cvs-1.11.2-28.s390.rpm     MD5: f632e999728a52715479b92de9b49443
 
s390x:
cvs-1.11.2-28.s390x.rpm     MD5: 6f9020e43e5c9129633b96778e476753
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm     MD5: dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d
 
PPC:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 45b1d1fc3397f8c484835d6aea963dc8
 
s390:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 56bbbddb91b8dcae6671cffe4c66e8f1
 
s390x:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 4d66f3e910fb772c21efffaefc8fdbc1
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm     MD5: 58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm     MD5: c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm     MD5: 63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm     MD5: 5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm     MD5: e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm     MD5: dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm     MD5: 58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm     MD5: c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm     MD5: 63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm     MD5: 5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm     MD5: e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm     MD5: dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6
 
IA-32:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d
 
x86_64:
cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0971
    MD5: 5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159
 
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

SRPMS:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm     MD5: 58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283
 
IA-64:
cvs-1.11.1p1-19.ia64.rpm     MD5: c8f4b3f86b9d2c79a3e6c7be3f68c456
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

166365 - CAN-2005-2693 CVS temporary file issue


References



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