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Package name leafnode
Date July 11th, 2005
Advisory ID MDKSA-2005:114
Affected versions 10.1, CS3.0, 10.2
Synopsis Updated leafnode packages fix multiple vulnerabilities

Problem Description

A number of vulnerabilities in the leafnode NNTP server package have
been found:

A vulnerability in the fetchnews program that could under some
circumstances cause a wait for input that never arrives, which in
turn would cause fetchnews to hang (CAN-2004-2068).

Two vulnerabilities in the fetchnews program can cause fetchnews to
crash when the upstream server closes the connection and leafnode is
receiving an article header or an article body, which prevent leafnode
from querying other servers that are listed after that particular
server in the configuration file (CAN-2005-1453).

Finally, another vulnerability in the fetchnews program could also
cuase a wait for input that never arrives, causing fetchnews to
hang (CAN-2005-1911).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 10.1

 0d573481e6ba6335c50c7f2c0008c556  10.1/RPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
1598ba602b4d7eae524469a4ffa4f363  10.1/SRPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.101mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.1/X86_64

 6ea053906fce3f66505594c7a300988c  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
1598ba602b4d7eae524469a4ffa4f363  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.101mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 3.0

 2e31824248a0b72dcd573cc1ce6fd54b  corporate/3.0/RPMS/leafnode-1.9.46-1.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
a1154635606b715011ac5a876be60719  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/leafnode-1.9.46-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 3.0/X86_64

 bbd7bfdc23f029aa8966e1a0b845bc0a  x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/leafnode-1.9.46-1.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
a1154635606b715011ac5a876be60719  x86_64/corporate/3.0/SRPMS/leafnode-1.9.46-1.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux LE2005

 6e1d77530f56d974603dbe5b5b414877  10.2/RPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
df3600d2511ec46c90370598664834df  10.2/SRPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux LE2005/X86_64

 a2328b9c5fe8d6f273642955dbb9496f  x86_64/10.2/RPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
df3600d2511ec46c90370598664834df  x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/leafnode-1.10.4-1.1.102mdk.src.rpm




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