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13 May 2002

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

         ESB-2002.229 -- FreeBSD Security Notice FreeBSD-SN-02:02
                         Security Issues in Ports
                                14 May 2002

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:                analog
                        dnews
                        ethereal
                        icecast
                        isc-dhcp3
                        jdk
                        jdk12-beta
                        linux-mozilla
                        mozilla
                        mod_python
                        ntop
                        p5-SOAP-Lite
                        puf
                        sudo
                        webalizer
                        xpilot
Operating System:       FreeBSD

Note:                   This is the new format for FreeBSD Ports security
                        notices.  Each port listed has its own vendor
                        information.

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FreeBSD-SN-02:02                                              Security Notice
                                                          The FreeBSD Project

Topic:          security issues in ports
Announced:      2002-05-13

I.   Introduction

Several ports in the FreeBSD Ports Collection are affected by security
issues.  These are listed below with references and affected versions.
All versions given refer to the FreeBSD port/package version numbers.
The listed vulnerabilities are not specific to FreeBSD unless
otherwise noted.

These ports are not installed by default, nor are they ``part of
FreeBSD'' as such.  The FreeBSD Ports Collection contains thousands of
third-party applications in a ready-to-install format.  FreeBSD makes
no claim about the security of these third-party applications.  See
<URL:http://www.freebsd.org/ports/> for more information about the
FreeBSD Ports Collection.

II.  Ports

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      analog
Affected:       versions < analog-5.22
Status:         Fixed
Cross-site scripting attack.
<URL:http://www.analog.cx/security4.html>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      ascend-radius, freeradius-devel, icradius, radius-basic,
                  radiusclient, radiusd-cistron, xtradius
Affected:       versions < radiusd-cistron-1.6.6
                all versions of ascend-radius, freeradius-devel, icradius,
                  radius-basic, radiusclient
Status:         Fixed: radiusd-cistron
                Not fixed: all others
Digest Calculation buffer overflow and/or insufficient validation of
attribute lengths.
<URL:http://www.security.nnov.ru/advisories>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      dnews
Affected:       versions < dnews-5.5h2
Status:         Fixed
``Security fault.''
<URL:http://netwinsite.com/cgi/dnewsweb.cgi?cmd=article&group=netwin.dnews&item=7223&utag=>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      ethereal
Affected:       versions < ethereal-0.9.3
Status:         Fixed
SNMP vulnerability: malformed SNMP packets may cause ethereal to crash.
<URL:http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00003.html>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      icecast
Affected:       versions < icecast-1.3.12
Status:         Fixed
Directory traversal vulnerability.
Remote attackers may cause a denial of service via a URL that ends in
. (dot), / (forward slash), or  (backward slash).
Buffer overflows may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or
cause a denial of service.
<URL:http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-0784>
<URL:http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-1083>
<URL:http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-1229>
<URL:http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-1230>
<URL:http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-0177>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      isc-dhcp3
Affected:       versions < dhcp-3.0.1.r8_1
Status:         Fixed
Format string vulnerability when logging DNS-update request transactions.
<URL:http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-12.html>
<URL:http://www.ngsec.com/docs/advisories/NGSEC-2002-2.txt>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      jdk, jdk12-beta
Affected:       all versions
Status:         Not fixed
``A vulnerability in the Java(TM) Runtime Environment may allow an
untrusted applet to monitor requests to and responses from an HTTP
proxy server when a persistent connection is used between a client and
an HTTP proxy server.''
<URL:http://sunsolve.sun.com/security> (Bulletin 216)
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      linux-mozilla, mozilla
Affected:       versions < linux-mozilla-0.9.9.2002050810
                versions < mozilla-1.0.rc1_3,1
Status:         Fixed
Buffer overflow in Chatzilla.  XMLHttpRequest allows reading of local
files.
<URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/270807>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      mod_python
Affected:       versions < mod_python-2.7.8
Status:         Fixed
A publisher may access an indirectly imported module allowing a remote
attacker to call functions from that module.
<URL:http://www.modpython.org/pipermail/mod_python/2002-April/001991.html>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      ntop
Affected:       all versions
Status:         Not fixed
``Preauthentication Remote Root Hole in NTOP''
<URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/267053>
<URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/267180>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      p5-SOAP-Lite
Affected:       versions < p5-SOAP-Lite-0.55
Status:         Fixed
Client may call any procedure on server.
<URL:http://use.perl.org/articles/02/04/09/000212.shtml?tid=5>
<URL:http://www.phrack.com/show.php?p=58&a=9>
<URL:http://www.soaplite.com/>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      puf
Affected:       versions < puf-0.93.1
Status:         Fixed
Format string vulnerability in error output.
<URL:http://puf.sourceforge.net/ChangeLog>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      sudo
Affected:       versions < sudo-1.6.6
Status:         Fixed
Heap overflow may allow local users to gain root access.
<URL:http://www.globalintersec.com/adv/sudo-2002041701.txt>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      webalizer
Affected:       versions < webalizer-2.1.10
Status:         Fixed
Buffer overflow in the DNS resolver code.
<URL:http://www.mrunix.net/webalizer/news.html>
<URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/267551>
<URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/bid/4504>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Port name:      xpilot
Affected:       versions < xpilot-4.5.2
Status:         Fixed
Stack buffer overflow in server.
<URL:http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-127>
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

III. Upgrading Ports/Packages

To upgrade a fixed port/packages, perform one of the following:

1) Upgrade your Ports Collection and rebuild and reinstall the port.
Several tools are available in the Ports Collection to make this
easier.  See:
  /usr/ports/devel/portcheckout
  /usr/ports/misc/porteasy
  /usr/ports/sysutils/portupgrade

2) Deinstall the old package and install a new package obtained from

[i386]
ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-4-stable/All/

Packages are not automatically generated for other architectures at
this time.


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FreeBSD Security Notices are communications from the Security Officer
intended to inform the user community about potential security issues,
such as bugs in the third-party applications found in the Ports
Collection, which will not be addressed in a FreeBSD Security
Advisory.

Feedback on Security Notices is welcome at <security-officer@FreeBSD.org>.

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