Package name
Advisory ID
Affected versions
7.2 i586

Problem description

Versions of Licq prior to 1.0.3 have a vulnerability involving the way Licq parses received URLs. The received URLs are passed to the web browser without any sanity checking by using the system() function. Because of the lack of checks on the URL, remote attackers can pipe other commands with the sent URLs causing the client to unwillingly execute arbitrary commands. The URL parsing code has been fixed in the most recent 1.0.3 version. Users of Linux-Mandrake 7.1 and Corporate Server 1.0.1 will have to manually remove the licq-data package by using "rpm -e licq-data" prior to upgrading. Update: The Licq update for Linux-Mandrake 7.2 was built against the qt2 libraries available in MandrakeFreq. As such, the previously released Licq packages will be made available in MandrakeFreq and users of Linux-Mandrake 7.2 without MandrakeFreq or the "unsupported" updates applied should use these new packages.

Updated packages

7.2 i586

 fe66ebd7210b2ee8a5474640e98caef7  7.2/RPMS/licq-1.0.3-2.3mdk.i586.rpm
34a0a105bbfea233f3af7ca041ac7344  7.2/RPMS/licq-autoreply-1.0.3-2.3mdk.i586.rpm
97b844e166830647df7263c904e3e22b  7.2/RPMS/licq-console-1.0.3-2.3mdk.i586.rpm
69599cbd57b69d962ea3d01d8f599796  7.2/RPMS/licq-devel-1.0.3-2.3mdk.i586.rpm
3593d53adb66ccdfe4deed0d78f5d465  7.2/RPMS/licq-forwarder-1.0.3-2.3mdk.i586.rpm
388637f969eefc830f5d294ebd853e46  7.2/RPMS/licq-rms-1.0.3-2.3mdk.i586.rpm
930744f996467b20e253ab33a401ac4b  7.2/RPMS/licq-update-hosts-1.0.3-2.3mdk.i586.rpm
ae4fbacd9312202e451fd16d86f4cc22  7.2/SRPMS/licq-1.0.3-2.3mdk.src.rpm