Security update for mono


(Last modified: 20OCT2006)

solutions Security update for mono SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (76c31e721b09466bd2ae950409714b5b)

Applies to

Package: mono-core
Product(s): Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11247
Release: 20061020
Obsoletes: none


Everyone running mono should install this update.



Problem description

The Mono System.Xml.Serialization class contained a /tmp race which allows local attackers to potentially execute code as the user using the Serialization method. (CVE-2006-5072)


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 mono-core.rpm mono-data.rpm mono-web.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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