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RedHat Linux The umb-scheme package included with Red Hat Linux 6.2 included twoworld-writable files.
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                   Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory

Synopsis:          New umb-scheme packages are available.
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2000:047-03
Issue date:        2000-08-07
Updated on:        2000-08-07
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          N/A
Cross references:  N/A
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1. Topic:

New umb-scheme packages are available for Red Hat Linux 6.2 that fix a
problem with file permissions.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 6.2 - i386, alpha, sparc
Red Hat Linux 6.2E - i386, alpha, sparc

3. Problem description:

The umb-scheme package included with Red Hat Linux 6.2 included two
world-writable files.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed  (http://bugzilla.Red Hat.com/bugzilla for more info):

N/A

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 6.2:

sparc: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/6.2/sparc/umb-scheme-3.2-12.sparc.rpm

alpha: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/6.2/alpha/umb-scheme-3.2-12.alpha.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/6.2/i386/umb-scheme-3.2-12.i386.rpm

sources: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/6.2/SRPMS/umb-scheme-3.2-12.src.rpm

7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
cd1eb054070f9ac29a3b87a7bb92dd8b  6.2/SRPMS/umb-scheme-3.2-12.src.rpm
4f4e0b4bfa74a3d21e5a287b2a9bd31c  6.2/alpha/umb-scheme-3.2-12.alpha.rpm
93d84b648cbcc301be211d45ff89f30f  6.2/i386/umb-scheme-3.2-12.i386.rpm
372da7c9c61ad6f242e5eeff9d6f943b  6.2/sparc/umb-scheme-3.2-12.sparc.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
     http://www.Red Hat.com/corp/contact.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg 

8. References:

Thanks to Prasanth A. Kumar for pointing this error out.


Copyright(c) 2000 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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