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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:221
http://www.mandriva.com/security/ 
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 Package : aterm
 Date    : October 29, 2008
 Affected: Corporate 3.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability in rxvt allowed it to open a terminal on :0 if the
 environment variable was not set, which could be used by a local
 user to hijack X11 connections (CVE-2008-1142).  This issue also
 affects aterm.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1142 
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 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 3.0:
 7301be6e49535426d49e64d1255028e4  corporate/3.0/i586/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 10d8859dec5f348141b56a40e21e7da5  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 8dae1abce15b0ac11e1b2b1dda84998d  corporate/3.0/x86_64/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 10d8859dec5f348141b56a40e21e7da5  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.src.rpm
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 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
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
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