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Redhat : New rsync packages available



Cristian Gafton wrote:
> 
> Potential security problems have been identified in the rsync package
> shipped with Red Hat Linux 5.2. A user can not exploit this hole
> deliberately to gain privileges (ie. this is not an "active" security hole)
> but a system administrator could easily be caught by the bug and
> inadvertently compromise the security of their system.
> 
> Red Hat would like to thank Andrew Tridgel for providing an update that
> fixed the problem.
> 
> Users of Red Hat Linux are recommended to upgrade to the new packages
> available under updates directory on our ftp site:
> 
> Red Hat Linux 5.2:
> ==================
> 
> alpha:
> rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/alpha/procmail-3.13.1-1.alpha.rpm
> 
> i386:
> rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386/procmail-3.13.1-1.i386.rpm
> 
> sparc:
> rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/sparc/procmail-3.13.1-1.sparc.rpm
> 
> Source rpm:
> rpm -Uvh ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/SRPMS/procmail-3.13.1-1.src.rpm
> 
> Cristian
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