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Security update for LUM


(Last modified: 21NOV2006)

solutions Security update for LUM SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4285aca7bc9e398695f9cacc63e5c939)

Applies to

Package: novell-lum
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-11305
Release: 20061121
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using LUM.



Problem description

A security problem was fixed in "novell-lum", the eDirectory based "Linux User Management". Under certain circumstances it was possible to login to the console without any password. (ssh is not affected, since it rejects empty passwords).


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 novell-lum.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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