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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-155

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-155
Posted Sep 28, 2012
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-155 - builtins.c in Xinetd before 2.3.15 does not check the service type when the tcpmux-server service is enabled, which exposes all enabled services and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a request to tcpmux port 1. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

tags | advisory, remote
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2012-0862
MD5 | 8a064db68e05e8e45fda8c562f5cd968

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-155

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:155
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : xinetd
Date : September 28, 2012
Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

A security issue was identified and fixed in xinetd:

builtins.c in Xinetd before 2.3.15 does not check the service type
when the tcpmux-server service is enabled, which exposes all enabled
services and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access
restrictions via a request to tcpmux port 1 (CVE-2012-0862).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0862
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
ee80cce6de9576a6203e885417b23f8e mes5/i586/xinetd-2.3.14-9.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
a36ab79e05ba302d2f3161c282d78176 mes5/i586/xinetd-simple-services-2.3.14-9.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
58a1b7981a34d90cfe189073101f693e mes5/SRPMS/xinetd-2.3.14-9.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
6f1de1f720a323d3140064ff926afd9e mes5/x86_64/xinetd-2.3.14-9.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
54a66d86468ec9ffe6db272fa5684f01 mes5/x86_64/xinetd-simple-services-2.3.14-9.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
58a1b7981a34d90cfe189073101f693e mes5/SRPMS/xinetd-2.3.14-9.1mdvmes5.2.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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