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Security update for acpid

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(Last modified: 17NOV2004)


solutions Security update for acpid SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (66ae93ee203caf60237fba46f254703f)

Applies to

Package: acpid
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-9486
Release: 20041117
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everybody who uses service acpid should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update removes the possibility for a local DoS attack.

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 acpid.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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