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Security update for tetex


(Last modified: 05APR2005)

solutions Security update for tetex SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4ef572f2dc0d419dd4c09ce236833923)

Applies to

Package: tetex
Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
Patch: patch-9989
Release: 20050405
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using tetex should update.



Problem description

By placing a symlink in /var/cache/fonts a user could find out which
files exist in directories not accessible for him. Indexing
/var/cache/fonts is now done as user nobody instead of root to
prevent this.


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 tetex.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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