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Security update for heimdal

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(Last modified: 31AUG2006)


solutions Security update for heimdal SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (712743ee4ce96176cc0df935bce9db8f)

Applies to

Package: heimdal
heimdal-devel
heimdal-lib
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11191
Release: 20060831
Obsoletes: 7a1bd2904b1dafed2c6c5e32debc62d9
f1e0fa19e4bd47f5f481fa6abb284ed4
81559ae63dd8e9a27389afc6562f871a
c3eba5032aa49dac64765a0316cf948a

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a security problem in heimdal tools, if installed setuid.
Missing setuid return checking might be used by local users to escalate their privileges to root.

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 heimdal.rpm heimdal-devel.rpm heimdal-lib.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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