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Security update for unace


(Last modified: 09JUN2005)

solutions Security update for unace SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a57bec2ad73500fd2a5526eca6b9e9f4)

Applies to

Package: unace
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
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
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10239
Release: 20050609
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using unace should update.



Problem description

This update fixes several buffer overflows while extracting, testing, or
listing an archive file (CAN-2005-0160) as well as a buffer overflow while
handling long command-line options (CAN-2005-0161).


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 unace.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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