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Debian We have received reports that the lsof package is distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 contains a buffer overflow. Using this overflow it is possible for local users to gain root-access. We have fixed this problem in version 4.37-3.
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We have received reports that the lsof package is distributed in
Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 contains a buffer overflow. Using this overflow
it is possible for local users to gain root-access. We have fixed
this problem in version 4.37-3.

We recommend you upgrade your lsof package immediately.

wget url
	will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 alias hamm
- -------------------------------

  This version of Debian was released only for the Intel and the
  Motorola 68xxx architecture.


  Source archives:
    ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/lsof_4.37-
3.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: d85b3e241693c64c64a523dbc36227ef
    ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/lsof_4.37-3.dsc
      MD5 checksum: 55472cf9e28bddc396ddda653b064a29
    ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-
updates/lsof_4.37.orig.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: af883ff0eb3b1c0f0134a79f18158257

  Intel architecture:
    ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/lsof-
2.0.35_4.37-3_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: e91000cbaaf9661a1fbb1a268fb5cf7b

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/lsof-
2.0.36_4.37-3_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: 09aa6eccd186a12aeb152f265e37c8b2


  These files will be moved into
  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/hamm/*/binary-$arch/ soon.


For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .

- -- 
Debian GNU/Linux      .    Security Managers     .   security@debian.org
              debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
  Christian Hudon     .     Wichert Akkerman     .     Martin Schulze
   .     .   


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