___________________________________________________________________________ Turbolinux Security Announcement Package : xinetd Vulnerable Packages: Previous to xinetd-2.3.3-2 Date: Thu Jan 24 18:34:10 PST 2002 Affected Turbolinux versions:TL 6.x, All Turbolinux versions xinetd-2.3.3-1 and earlier Turbolinux Advisory ID#: TLSA2002004 Credits: These vulnerabilities were discovered by Solar Designer <firstname.lastname@example.org>. http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3257 ___________________________________________________________________________ A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above. Please update the package in your installation as soon as possible. ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Problem Summary During a recent audit, a number of possible security vulnerabilities were uncovered. 2. Impact Exploitation of the conditions discovered during the audit could lead to a denial of service or remote root compromise. 3. Solution Update the package from our ftp server by running the following command: rpm -Uvh ftp://ftp.turbolinux.com/pub/updates/6.0/security/<rpm> Where <rpm> is the following: xinetd-2.3.3-3.i386.rpm The source RPM can be downloaded here: ftp://ftp.turbolinux.com/pub/updates/6.0/SRPMS/xinetd-2.3.3-3.src.rpm **Note: You must rebuild and install the RPM if you choose to download and install the SRPM. Simply installing the SRPM alone WILL NOT CLOSE THE SECURITY HOLE. Please verify the MD5 checksums of the updates before you install: MD5 sum Package Name --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 00c15d36ce412917672826c7d9ffd69e xinetd-2.3.3-3.i386.rpm 974fa259cc5369d5e6c78a00700f2043 xinetd-2.3.3-3.src.rpm ___________________________________________________________________________ Our PGP KEY is available here: http://www.turbolinux.com/security/tlgpgkey2002-01-09.asc To verify a package, use the following command: rpm --checksig name_of_rpm To examine only the md5sum, use the following command: rpm --checksig --nogpg name_of_rpm **Note: Checking GPG keys requires RPM 3.0 or higher. ___________________________________________________________________________ You can find more updates on our ftp server: ftp://ftp.turbolinux.com/pub/updates/6.0/security/ for TL6.0 Workstation and Server security updates ftp://ftp.turbolinux.com/pub/updates/7.0/security/ for TL7.0 Workstation and Server security updates Our webpage for security announcements: http://www.turbolinux.com/security If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact: email@example.com ___________________________________________________________________________ Subscribe to the Turbolinux Security Mailing lists: TL-security - A moderated list for discussing security issues Turbolinux products. Subscribe at http://www.turbolinux.com/mailman/listinfo/tl-security TL-security-announce - An announce-only mailing list for security updates and alerts. Subscribe at: http://www.turbolinux.com/mailman/listinfo/tl-security-announce ___________________________________________________________________________
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