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Security udpate for netapplet


(Last modified: 31MAR2005)

solutions Security udpate for netapplet SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (272e293ff13fbcbc1081bcd745d356d5)

Applies to

Package: netapplet
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-9978
Release: 20050331
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using netapplet should install this update.



Problem description

The SUSE Security Team reviewed critical parts of netapplet and found severe
bugs which could allow local attackers to gain root privileges. User input
has been passed to network scripts without verification. This has been


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh netapplet.rpm

links to download packages

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