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                     ESB-2005.0389 -- RHSA-2005:371-01
                      Moderate: ncpfs security update
                                18 May 2005


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           ncpfs
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS/ES/WS 2.1
                   Linux variants
                   UNIX variants
Impact:            Inappropriate Access
Access:            Existing Account
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-0013

Original Bulletin: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-371.html

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: ncpfs security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2005:371-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-371.html
Issue date:        2005-05-17
Updated on:        2005-05-17
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-0013
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1. Summary:

An updated ncpfs package is now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386

3. Problem description:

Ncpfs is a file system that understands the Novell NetWare(TM) NCP

A bug was found in the way ncpfs handled file permissions. ncpfs did not
sufficiently check if the file owner matched the user attempting to access
the file, potentially violating the file permissions. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CAN-2005-0013 to this issue.

All users of ncpfs are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains backported fixes for this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

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 directory *only* contains
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network.  Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates.  To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:


This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

97fc82b06243d3344766a6c83d7ce2cc  ncpfs-

8000785605e0093e0a51689a63fa56c9  ipxutils-
d38e5b535f4fc5a14d456a13b22c0532  ncpfs-

1a46f4110cccbcebfc679f1371774c88  ipxutils-
4e5a20f0012d01b177762ed8c557105f  ncpfs-

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

97fc82b06243d3344766a6c83d7ce2cc  ncpfs-

1a46f4110cccbcebfc679f1371774c88  ipxutils-
4e5a20f0012d01b177762ed8c557105f  ncpfs-

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

97fc82b06243d3344766a6c83d7ce2cc  ncpfs-

8000785605e0093e0a51689a63fa56c9  ipxutils-
d38e5b535f4fc5a14d456a13b22c0532  ncpfs-

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from

6. References:


7. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.

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