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Package name shadow-utils
Date May 24th, 2006
Advisory ID MDKSA-2006:090
Affected versions CS3.0, MNF2.0, 10.2
Synopsis Updated shadow-utils packages fix mailbox creation vulnerability

Problem Description

A potential security problem was found in the useradd tool when it
creates a new user's mailbox due to a missing argument to the open()
call, resulting in the first permissions of the file being some random
garbage found on the stack, which could possibly be held open for
reading or writing before the proper fchmod() call is executed.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Updated Packages

Corporate Server 3.0

 cd201b43668ffac7541855917452ed27  corporate/3.0/RPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-8.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 275c41183422953389e9ea5fcb59fba5  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-8.2.C30mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 3.0/X86_64

 7d1950aca0c535b23cc4d2697e0b9c98  x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-8.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 275c41183422953389e9ea5fcb59fba5  x86_64/corporate/3.0/SRPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-8.2.C30mdk.src.rpm

Multi Network Firewall 2.0

 f666b2bb0f409216642756a9318ecf34  mnf/2.0/RPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-8.2.M20mdk.i586.rpm
 3624267601a9263555d713cac566ab15  mnf/2.0/SRPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-8.2.M20mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux LE2005

 825d79682662b8a0fd0d1d4074df467c  10.2/RPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-9.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
 611b3e5406342f3a005a91f5398c0f6e  10.2/SRPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-9.1.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux LE2005/X86_64

 eb14eb3e3ad02685d0f979af3ca9ff8c  x86_64/10.2/RPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-9.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
 611b3e5406342f3a005a91f5398c0f6e  x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/shadow-utils-4.0.3-9.1.102mdk.src.rpm




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