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Security update for XEmacs

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(Last modified: 15FEB2005)


solutions Security update for XEmacs SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (560021675b1c176250c2d6430942d235)

Applies to

Package: xemacs
Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
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-9874
Release: 20050215
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using XEmacs should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Format string bugs fixed in helper application movemail which could be used to
execute arbitrary code.

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 xemacs.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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