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Security update for wuftpd

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(Last modified: 28JUL2003)


solutions Security update for wuftpd SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9ae12266e1ce794b74c65e1db01ce2bc)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Office Server

Package: wuftpd
Release: 20030728
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This security update should be installed by anyone running wuftpd.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A one-byte buffer overflow in wu-ftpd's path resolving function may
lead to remote command execution. Further another bug that leads to
a denial-of-service attack was solved by this update.

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 -Fhv wuftpd.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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