Originally Published: Thursday, 6 April 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

SuSE Security Announcement - gpm

SuSE announced patches for gpm, the cut and paste utility and mouse server on the console. Recently a exploit was published, where it was possible to execute every command with privileges. Other distributions are affected as well, so check out the security pages for patched packages of your favourite distribution.