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|Originally Published: Tuesday, 26 October 1999||Author: Quentin Cregan|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
SuSE releases ypserv advisory.
Several vulnerability exists: ypserv prior 1.3.9 allows an administrator in the NIS domain to inject password tables; rpc.yppasswd prior 188.8.131.52 has got a buffer overflow in the md5 hash generation [SuSE linux is unaffected by this, other linux falvors are]; rpc.yppasswdd prior 1.3.9 allows users to change GECO and login shell values of other users.