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Security bugfix for GPG

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(Last modified: 11MAR2002)


solutions Security bugfix for GPG SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5521d011c957caa6fdba77d6272a36fe)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Database Server
SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: gpg
Release: 20020311
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everybody using gpg should install this patch.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This patch fixes the libz (compression library) double-free() problem in gpg (GNU Privacy Guard). The gpg package needs its own fix because it brings its own version of the compression library.

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 -Uvh gpg.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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