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Sicherheit: Unsichere Verwendung von /tmp in man-db
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Name: Unsichere Verwendung von /tmp in man-db
ID: DSA-056-1
Distribution: Debian
Plattformen: Debian potato
Datum: Di, 22. Mai 2001, 13:00
Referenzen: Keine Angabe
Applikationen: man-db

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-056-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Wichert Akkerman
May 8, 2001
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Package : man-db
Problem type : local file overwrite
Debian-specific: no

Ethan Benson found a bug in man-db packages as distributed in
Debian/GNU/Linux 2.2. man-db includes a mandb tool which is used to
build an index of the manual pages installed on a system. When the -u or
-c option were given on the command-line to tell it to write its database
to a different location it failed to properly drop privileges before
creating a temporary file. This makes it possible for an attacked to do
a standard symlink attack to trick mandb into overwriting any file that
is writable by uid man, which includes the man and mandb binaries.

This has been fixed in version 2.3.16-3, and we recommend that you
upgrade your man-db package immediately. If you use suidmanager
you can also use that to make sure man and mandb are not installed
suid which protects you from this problem. This can be done with the
following commands:

suidregister /usr/lib/man-db/man root root 0755
suidregister /usr/lib/man-db/mandb root root 0755

Of course even when using suidmanager an upgrade is still strongly
recommended.


wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.


Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.

Source archives:
man-db_2.3.16-3.dsc
MD5 checksum: 9b151e47acd5724d0a92b5ad7744d6ae
man-db_2.3.16-3.tar.gz
MD5 checksum: dab73666ef671d0bb4995c4ba653d2c3

Alpha architecture:
man-db_2.3.16-3_alpha.deb
MD5 checksum: 0e075e4788b1dc1edfa35d4d21a48252

ARM architecture:
man-db_2.3.16-3_arm.deb
MD5 checksum: 3de307e54eafaf23dea1f8016bc0a2aa

Intel ia32 architecture:
man-db_2.3.16-3_i386.deb
MD5 checksum: 434291472106de31c2f10dce3c725a3c

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
man-db_2.3.16-3_m68k.deb
MD5 checksum: 3025cc1e2303dca7ebf3e6df7a60a587

PowerPC architecture:
man-db_2.3.16-3_powerpc.deb
MD5 checksum: 880642cfed94f5f02d9212e940ba0c46

Sun Sparc architecture:
man-db_2.3.16-3_sparc.deb
MD5 checksum: 4df2f927732b9f6d1a5e9b62b8ecb0ff

These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next
revision.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .

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apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

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