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Security update for utempter


(Last modified: 30APR2004)

solutions Security update for utempter SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d712b949b4dffc3e97cd644d27648ad1)

Applies to

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

Release: 20040430
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

Security Fix:
This updates addresses a possible symlink attack while using
tty device files. This bug may lead to a local root compromise.


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 utempter.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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