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Date: Fri Feb 23 2001 - 13:44:57 CST

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                       Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Security Advisory

    Synopsis: Updated analog packages are available
    Advisory ID: RHSA-2001:017-03
    Issue date: 2001-02-23
    Updated on: 2001-02-23
    Product: Red Hat Secure Web Server
    Keywords: buffer overflow
    Cross references:

    1. Topic:

    Updated analog packages are available which fix a buffer overflow

    2. Relevant releases/architectures:

    Red Hat Secure Web Server 2.0 - i386

    3. Problem description:

    Previous releases of analog were vulnerable to a buffer overflow
    vulnerability where a malicious user could use an ALIAS command to
    construct very long strings which were not checked for length.

    This bug was discovered by the program author, and there is no known

    4. Solution:

    To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

    rpm -Fvh <filenames>

    where <filenames> is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
    RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
    not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
    can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directly *only* contains
    the desired RPMs.

    5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

    6. RPMs required:

    Red Hat Secure Web Server 2.0:



    7. Verification:

    MD5 sum Package Name
    a9a47be6fa6230bd29db2f4ff36f9f98 2.0/SRPMS/analog-4.16-1.src.rpm
    5e52037dfd712a36a0aaec4b60bfba35 2.0/i386/analog-4.16-1.i386.rpm
    d7e7b05487b8cc744d90de91e0e184eb 2.0/i386/analog-form-4.16-1.i386.rpm

    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key
    is available at:

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

    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 <filename>

    8. References:

    Thanks to Stephen Turner for posting the origional advisory on Bugtraq.

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