Originally Published: Wednesday, 1 March 2000 Author: Derrick H. Lewis
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

SuSE Security Announcement

A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above. Please update it as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).

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SuSE Security Announcement

Package: htdig < 3.1.5

Date: Sun Feb 27 21:58:59 CET 2000

Affected SuSE versions: 6.1 - 6.3 Affected SuSE versions: 6.1 - 6.3 Vulnerability Type: remote compromise

Other affected systems: all systems using htdig < 3.1.5
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A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above.

Please update it as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).

Other Linux distributions or operating systems might be affected as well, please contact your vendor for information about this issue.

Please note that we provide this information on an "as-is" basis only. There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any direct, indirect or incidental damage arising from this information or the installation of the update package.

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1. Problem Description

htsearch, a CGI program which is part of htdig, doesn't do proper checking on user input.

2. Impact

By exploiting this security hole a remote attacker can view the contents of arbitrary files on the www server system with the privileges of the HTTP server.

3. Solution

Update the package from our FTP server.

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Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates before installing:

(For SuSE 6.0, please use the 6.1 updates)

4c8fe97c7d0804f1209ddae0c4feec7c ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.1/n1/htdig-3.1.5-0.alpha.rpm

bcbb21d0dc86c7b383e2991cfdde997d ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.3/n1/htdig-3.1.5-0.alpha.rpm

105d8b266bc05a8aa0362b95e516ffe2 ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.1/n1/htdig-3.1.5-0.i386.rpm

9e3a5875f87a1f14d5b6602859208076 ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.2/n1/htdig-3.1.5-0.i386.rpm

0e302f0ebe4772a3f84ad8390f62c4e8 ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.3/n1/htdig-3.1.5-0.i386.rpm

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You can find updates on our ftp-Server:

ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update for Intel processors

ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update for Alpha processors

or try the following web pages for a list of mirrors:

http://www.suse.de/ftp.html

http://www.suse.com/ftp_new.html

Our webpage for patches:

http://www.suse.de/patches/index.html

Our webpage for security announcements:

http://www.suse.de/security

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security@suse.de

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suse-security@suse.com - moderated and for general/linux/SuSE

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suse-security-announce@suse.com - SuSE's announce-only mailing list.

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This information is provided freely to everyone interested and may be redistributed provided that it is not altered in any way.

Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID

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