Bug 481171 - update rt3 to 3.6.7
update rt3 to 3.6.7
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rt3 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ralf Corsepius
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-22 10:45 EST by Xavier Bachelot
Modified: 2009-07-15 04:25 EDT (History)
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Description Xavier Bachelot 2009-01-22 10:45:41 EST
Description of problem:
rt3 <= 3.6.6 is vulnerable to a DoS attack thru the perl-Devel-StackTrace <
1.19 vector. Both the perl module and rt 3.6.7 are needed to fully fix the security issue. 

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3502 and
http://lists.bestpractical.com/pipermail/rt-announce/2008-June/000158.html for
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2009-01-23 02:59:58 EST
Actually, upstream announcement is worded bit differently:

  Installing this newer version of the module is a complete fix, and
  will close the vulnerability.

New RT only seems to have additional protections for possible (but currently unknown) similar issue.

perl-Devel-StackTrace 1.20 that should fix this is already in all Fedora versions.
Comment 2 Ralf Corsepius 2009-01-23 03:11:15 EST
(In reply to comment #1)
> New RT only seems to have additional protections for possible (but currently
> unknown) similar issue.
> perl-Devel-StackTrace 1.20 that should fix this is already in all Fedora
> versions.
This interpretation matches with mine. 

Independently, I've pushed rt3-3.6.7 to fc9/testing, because it already had been part of "devel"/rawhide for some time during FC10 development, but had never made it into "stable".

Whether I'll push this package to FC9/stable is a different matters.

My problem: I don't have access to an FC9 anymore.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-01-23 21:32:06 EST
rt3-3.6.7-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing-newkey update rt3'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2009-0868
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-07-15 04:25:33 EDT
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