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[Full-disclosure] [ MDVSA-2008:175 ] yelp

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Date: Wed Aug 20 2008 - 19:16:00 GMT
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2008:175  http://www.mandriva.com/security/
Package : yelp Date : August 20, 2008 Affected: 2008.0, 2008.1
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 Problem Description:

 A format string vulnerability was discovered in yelp after version  2.19.90 and before 2.24 that could allow remote attackers to execute  arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI on the  command-line or via URI helpers in Firefox, Evolution, or possibly  other programs (CVE-2008-3533).  

 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3533


 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 a719b8c3aea21146f01af266c3b45fc7 2008.0/i586/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.i586.rpm  0d2ef45c8b12d4f07161b92be7601a2f 2008.0/SRPMS/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 5412717db7dd8419ce9b28c4de7307ab 2008.0/x86_64/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm  0d2ef45c8b12d4f07161b92be7601a2f 2008.0/SRPMS/yelp-2.20.0-3.7mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 6f58eb4d621798e98aec55cda0900990 2008.1/i586/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.i586.rpm  10880d9090a2cb089674fca828560fe5 2008.1/SRPMS/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 bd939bf4ff92cf5171e59ffac790a9f4 2008.1/x86_64/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm  10880d9090a2cb089674fca828560fe5 2008.1/SRPMS/yelp-2.22.0-2.4mdv2008.1.src.rpm


 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification  of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the  GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com


 Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
 pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team   <security*mandriva.com>
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