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Slackware: 'sudo' Local buffer overflow vulnerability  26 April 2002 
New sudo packages are available to fix a security problem which may allow users to become root, or to execute arbitrary code as root.
 
Slackware: 'cvs' Multiple vulnerabilities  12 March 2002 
Patched to link to the shared zlib on the system instead of statically linking to the included zlib source. Also, use mktemp to create files in /tmp files more safely.
 
Slackware: 'rsync' Multiple vulnerabilities  12 March 2002 
Fixes the zlib vulnerability and supplementary groups are removed from a server process after changing uid and gid.
 
Slackware: 'zlib' Data corruption vulnerability  12 March 2002 
New zlib packages are available to fix a security problem which may impactprograms that link with zlib.
 
Slackware: 'openssh' Unauthorized access vulnerability  08 March 2002 
Joost Pol discoverd an off-by-one bug in OpenSSH's channel code that can allow a local attacker to obtain root privileges.
 
Slackware: 'mod_php' Multiple vulnerabilities  04 March 2002 
This fixes several security problems in the POST handling code used for uploading files through forms. All sites using PHP are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.
 
Slackware: 'rsync' Remote command execution  26 January 2002 
There exist several signedness bugs within the rsync program which allow remote attackers to write 0-bytes to almost arbitrary stack-locations, therefore being able to control the programflow and obtaining a shell remotely.
 
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