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Sicherheit: Mangelnde Prüfung von Umgebungsvariablen in uim
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Name: Mangelnde Prüfung von Umgebungsvariablen in uim
ID: DTSA-22-1
Distribution: Debian Testing
Plattformen: Debian testing
Datum: Mi, 7. Dezember 2005, 13:45
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3149
Applikationen: uim

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Debian Testing Security Advisory DTSA-22-1 December 5th, 2005
secure-testing-team@lists.alioth.debian.org Neil McGovern
http://secure-testing-master.debian.net/
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Package : uim
Vulnerability : local privilege escalation
Problem-Scope : local
Debian-specific: No
CVE ID : CVE-2005-3149

CVE-2005-3149

Masanari Yamamoto discovered that incorrect use of environment
variables in uim. This bug causes privilege escalation if setuid/setgid
applications was linked to libuim.

For the testing distribution (etch) this is fixed in version
1:0.4.7-2.0etch1

For the unstable distribution (sid) this is fixed in version
1:0.4.7-2

This upgrade is recommended if you use uim.

The Debian testing security team does not track security issues for the
stable (sarge) and oldstable (woody) distributions. If stable is vulnerable,
the Debian security team will make an announcement once a fix is ready.

Upgrade Instructions
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To use the Debian testing security archive, add the following lines to
your /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://secure-testing.debian.net/debian-secure-testingetch/security-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://secure-testing.debian.net/debian-secure-testingetch/security-updates main contrib non-free

Run the following command as root to make apt trust this repository:

wget http://secure-testing-master.debian.net/ziyi-2005-7.asc-O - | sudo apt-key add -

To install the update, run this command as root:

apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

For further information about the Debian testing security team, please refer
to http://secure-testing-master.debian.net/
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