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xfig vulns



xfig
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDVSA-2009:244-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/ 
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 Package : xfig
 Date    : December 28, 2009
 Affected: 2008.0
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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.

 Update:

 Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
 customers.
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 References:

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

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 00e6501e1bc05e766f332e1bb29cf55b  2008.0/i586/xfig-3.2.5-0.11.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 e85a089de6bc5f900bcefa5cbcd8e05f  2008.0/SRPMS/xfig-3.2.5-0.11.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 209baf1554427a44fae5537764d7e39f  2008.0/x86_64/xfig-3.2.5-0.11.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 e85a089de6bc5f900bcefa5cbcd8e05f  2008.0/SRPMS/xfig-3.2.5-0.11.1mdv2008.0.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
  
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