Security update for package siga
(Last modified: 13JAN2003)
solutions Security update for package siga SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (db1eb27602d05e13790bbf7dbfba89f0)
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 Openexchange Server 4
sigais the System Information Gathering tool, designed to collect detailed information about the hard- and software configuration of your system to be used by the SuSE support to have useful information available for a precise problem analysis.
sigais used by the yast2 support module. Two security problems have been fixed with this update of the
sigapackage. The first deals with insecure handling of files in
/tmpwhere a local attacker could trick
sigato overwrite arbitrary files. The second problem consists of improper password information blanking when gathering information from the directory
/etc/ppp. The fix for this problem is to leave the files
/etc/ppp/pap-secretsuntouched to not risk the user's privacy.
We recommend to have this update package installed on every installation of UnitedLinux.
rpm -Fvh siga.rpm
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