Red Hat: 'icecast' format string vulnerability

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                   Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          String format vulnerability in icecast
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2001:004-04
Issue date:        2001-01-23
Updated on:        2001-01-24
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Keywords:          
Cross references:  
Obsoletes:         
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1. Topic:

A remote vulnerablity allows execution of arbitrary code.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 6.0 - alpha, i386, sparc

Red Hat Powertools 6.1 - alpha, i386, sparc

Red Hat Powertools 6.2 - alpha, i386, sparc

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - alpha, i386

3. Problem description:

A string format vulnerability that allows the execution of arbitrary
commands exists in all versions of icecast. A patch was posted to Bugtraq
to solve the problem and has been incorporated into this update. All users
of icecast should apply this update.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed  (https://bugzilla.Red Hat.com/bugzilla for more info):



6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Powertools 6.0:

SRPMS: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpm

alpha: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpm

sparc: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm

Red Hat Powertools 6.1:

SRPMS: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpm

alpha: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpm

sparc: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm

Red Hat Powertools 6.2:

SRPMS: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpm

alpha: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpm

sparc: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm

Red Hat Powertools 7.0:

SRPMS: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.src.rpm

alpha: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.alpha.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.i386.rpm



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
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6e10a41120782afa633229384a3de9f5  6.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpm
feba1b51874808c6d59eae717adc116d  6.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm
17f5ed6b597b38456faff7e8bd1eb828  6.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpm
e8c06fc3348e60a3053e7fad06dedeec  6.0/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm
6e10a41120782afa633229384a3de9f5  6.1/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpm
feba1b51874808c6d59eae717adc116d  6.1/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm
17f5ed6b597b38456faff7e8bd1eb828  6.1/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpm
e8c06fc3348e60a3053e7fad06dedeec  6.1/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm
6e10a41120782afa633229384a3de9f5  6.2/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpm
feba1b51874808c6d59eae717adc116d  6.2/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm
17f5ed6b597b38456faff7e8bd1eb828  6.2/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpm
e8c06fc3348e60a3053e7fad06dedeec  6.2/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm
417343d579a7067720300adc8c99b38d  7.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.src.rpm
b728ad07c46c37221e98d5ee905efb2d  7.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.alpha.rpm
9fc78917546ab1bc41fb9951d47bf749  7.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
     https://www.Red Hat.com/corp/contact.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg 

8. References:

Thanks to |CyRaX| <[email protected]> for finding the problem and posting it
to Bugtraq. For more information please see 
https://www.securityfocus.com/vdb/bottom.html?vid=2264


Copyright(c) 2000, 2001 Red Hat, Inc.


Red Hat: 'icecast' format string vulnerability

Summary

Solution

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:rpm -Fvh [filename]where filename is the name of the RPM.5. Bug IDs fixed (https://bugzilla.Red Hat.com/bugzilla for more info):6. RPMs required:Red Hat Powertools 6.0:SRPMS: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpmalpha: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpmi386: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpmsparc: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.0/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpmRed Hat Powertools 6.1:SRPMS: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpmalpha: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpmi386: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpmsparc: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.1/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpmRed Hat Powertools 6.2:SRPMS: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpmalpha: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpmi386: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpmsparc: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpmRed Hat Powertools 7.0:SRPMS: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.src.rpmalpha: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.alpha.rpmi386: ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.i386.rpm7. Verification:MD5 sum Package Name--------------------------------------------------------------------------6e10a41120782afa633229384a3de9f5 6.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpmfeba1b51874808c6d59eae717adc116d 6.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm17f5ed6b597b38456faff7e8bd1eb828 6.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpme8c06fc3348e60a3053e7fad06dedeec 6.0/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm6e10a41120782afa633229384a3de9f5 6.1/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpmfeba1b51874808c6d59eae717adc116d 6.1/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm17f5ed6b597b38456faff7e8bd1eb828 6.1/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpme8c06fc3348e60a3053e7fad06dedeec 6.1/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm6e10a41120782afa633229384a3de9f5 6.2/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.src.rpmfeba1b51874808c6d59eae717adc116d 6.2/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.alpha.rpm17f5ed6b597b38456faff7e8bd1eb828 6.2/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.i386.rpme8c06fc3348e60a3053e7fad06dedeec 6.2/sparc/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-2.sparc.rpm417343d579a7067720300adc8c99b38d 7.0/SRPMS/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.src.rpmb728ad07c46c37221e98d5ee905efb2d 7.0/alpha/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.alpha.rpm9fc78917546ab1bc41fb9951d47bf749 7.0/i386/icecast-1.3.8.beta2-3.i386.rpmThese packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our keyis available at: https://www.Red Hat.com/corp/contact.htmlYou can verify each package with the following command: rpm --checksig If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted ortampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command: rpm --checksig --nogpg

References

Thanks to |CyRaX| <[email protected]> for finding the problem and posting it to Bugtraq. For more information please see https://www.securityfocus.com/vdb/bottom.html?vid=2264 Copyright(c) 2000, 2001 Red Hat, Inc.

Package List

Severity
Advisory ID: RHSA-2001:004-04
Issued Date: : 2001-01-23
Updated on: 2001-01-24
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Keywords:
Cross references:
Obsoletes:
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1. Topic:
A remote vulnerablity allows execution of arbitrary code.

Topic

Relevant Releases Architectures

Red Hat Powertools 6.0 - alpha, i386, sparc

Red Hat Powertools 6.1 - alpha, i386, sparc

Red Hat Powertools 6.2 - alpha, i386, sparc

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - alpha, i386

3. Problem description:

A string format vulnerability that allows the execution of arbitrary

commands exists in all versions of icecast. A patch was posted to Bugtraq

to solve the problem and has been incorporated into this update. All users

of icecast should apply this update.

Bugs Fixed

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