Originally Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2000 Author: Derrick H. Lewis
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Linux-Mandrake Security Update: dump

Dump may cause security problem due to a buffer overflow. This package removes the set gid root on the dump exec file.

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Linux-Mandrake Security Update

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Package: dump

Affected versions: 7.0

Problem: Dump may cause security problem due to a buffer overflow. This package removes the set gid root on the dump exec file.

Please upgrade to:

7.0/RPMS/dump-0.4b16-3mdk.i586.rpm 7.0/SRPMS/dump-0.4b16-3mdk.src.rpm

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate . If want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one of our FTP server mirrors and uprade with "rpm -Uvh package_name". All mirrors are listed on http://www.mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3 Updated packages are available in the "updates/" directory.

For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for Mandrake 7.0, look for it in: updates/7.0/RPMS/





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