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[RHBA-2001:149-14] Updated pam and usermode packages available



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                   Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated pam and usermode packages available
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2001:149-14
Issue date:        2001-11-02
Updated on:        2001-11-14
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          pam xauthority
Cross references:  
Obsoletes:         RHBA-2001:127
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1. Topic:

Updated pam and usermode packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 7,
7.1, and 7.2.  These updates fix a bug which would prevent X authorization
records from being correctly propagated to programs run using the
userhelper setuid helper program.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.1 - alpha, i386, ia64

Red Hat Linux 7.2 - i386

3. Problem description:

After setting the XAUTHORITY environment variable, the pam_xauth module
would incorrectly free the space used to hold the variable's value,
allowing it to be unintentionally modified when the space was later reused
in the calling program.  The userhelper binary did not properly pass
environment variables set by PAM modules on to programs it ran.

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
the
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:

up2date

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

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

55651 - Broken link in pam-devel update
52321 - pam-devel doesn't contain libpam.a
15528 - console.perms doesnt include any usb stuff
49613 - Password validation on forced password change
43706 - pam_unix does not preserve file permissions
39247 - pam_securetty barfs if PAM_TTY not set
36864 - pam_access not compiled with NIS netgroup support
16505 - horrible italian description

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/SRPMS/pam-0.75-18.7.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/SRPMS/usermode-1.46-1.src.rpm

alpha:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/alpha/pam-0.75-18.7.alpha.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/alpha/pam-devel-0.75-18.7.alpha.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/alpha/usermode-1.46-1.alpha.rpm

i386:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/i386/pam-0.75-18.7.i386.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/i386/pam-devel-0.75-18.7.i386.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/i386/usermode-1.46-1.i386.rpm

ia64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/ia64/pam-0.75-18.7.ia64.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/ia64/pam-devel-0.75-18.7.ia64.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/ia64/usermode-1.46-1.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux 7.2:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.2/en/os/SRPMS/pam-0.75-19.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.2/en/os/SRPMS/usermode-1.46-1.src.rpm

i386:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.2/en/os/i386/pam-0.75-19.i386.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.2/en/os/i386/pam-devel-0.75-19.i386.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.2/en/os/i386/usermode-1.46-1.i386.rpm



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                          Package Name
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ee81f1aa49afa80104711f96e4120c23 7.1/en/os/SRPMS/pam-0.75-18.7.src.rpm
327f41fdb36e2113870422b04f7d28d5 7.1/en/os/SRPMS/usermode-1.46-1.src.rpm
a1c394c7aaa325e4b234980eaeb6d241 7.1/en/os/alpha/pam-0.75-18.7.alpha.rpm
6ed8fd14d0f7f66f9c812832f855d770 7.1/en/os/alpha/pam-devel-0.75-18.7.alpha.rpm
74a5bdb1b7009e4eecfcdd77f021b8f2 7.1/en/os/alpha/usermode-1.46-1.alpha.rpm
c129be76b034e4fe6ef41e8756d03fc5 7.1/en/os/i386/pam-0.75-18.7.i386.rpm
c639bd9b0a211bede2aaffe6511f48b4 7.1/en/os/i386/pam-devel-0.75-18.7.i386.rpm
f4f7ed9f4f4e45332ff3d7771e0c6c1c 7.1/en/os/i386/usermode-1.46-1.i386.rpm
239110cdbdd83755a148a02bd0e4eb7e 7.1/en/os/ia64/pam-0.75-18.7.ia64.rpm
239751f5e05aeefc05b8b51b968abf5a 7.1/en/os/ia64/pam-devel-0.75-18.7.ia64.rpm
89105fecaf629c8065cef8fa0fdbdb22 7.1/en/os/ia64/usermode-1.46-1.ia64.rpm
6b001534fa05e992e628d55701036aed 7.2/en/os/SRPMS/pam-0.75-19.src.rpm
327f41fdb36e2113870422b04f7d28d5 7.2/en/os/SRPMS/usermode-1.46-1.src.rpm
cd95d63d4f555cc04ee8e4146bc739e0 7.2/en/os/i386/pam-0.75-19.i386.rpm
1a524054cc979b4d056114c9dd958385 7.2/en/os/i386/pam-devel-0.75-19.i386.rpm
f4f7ed9f4f4e45332ff3d7771e0c6c1c 7.2/en/os/i386/usermode-1.46-1.i386.rpm
 

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
    http://www.redhat.com/about/contact/pgpkey.html

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:




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