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Security update for fam

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(Last modified: 13JAN2003)


solutions Security update for fam SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a9a83f6d7ec9e4ea540e640cfa5e1b66)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE eMail Server 3.1
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE Firewall on CD 2 - VPN
SuSE Firewall on CD 2
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 Enterprise Server 8 for x86
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 Office Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: fam
Release: 20030113
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Anyone using KDE should update to this version.

Problem description

An attacker was able to learn the names of files and directories, even
he does not have permission to list.
FAM daemon does not emit anymore the names to the client.

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 fam.rpm
Everybody using KDE should restart the desktop after that update.

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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