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Security update for xchat


(Last modified: 24MAY2004)

solutions Security update for xchat SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d5200b4d555d44f931bf420a2589d3bf)

Applies to

Package: xchat
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20040524
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using xchat with a SOCKS5 proxy should update.



Problem description

This update fixes a buffer overflow present when using a SOCKS5 proxy with


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 xchat.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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