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Security update for perl-Net-Server

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(Last modified: 27JUN2005)


solutions Security update for perl-Net-Server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (365f6d024c27925f04eae1f12da725f1)

Applies to

Package: perl-Net-Server
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10270
Release: 20050627
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this if you are using perl-Net-Server.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A format string problem was found in the logging routines of the perl-Net-Server perl module collection. This could lead to a remote attacker being able to crash a server using the perl-Net-Server module.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CAN-2005-1127.

Solution

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 perl-Net-Server.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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