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Debian 2.1: glibc vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Debian Recently two problems have been found in the glibc suite, which could beused to trick setuid applications to run arbitrary code.

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Debian Security Advisory                                            Wichert Akkerman
September  5, 2000
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Package: glibc
Vulnerability: local exploit
Debian-specific: no

Recently two problems have been found in the glibc suite, which could be
used to trick setuid applications to run arbitrary code.

An earlier advisory listed the updates for Debian 2.2/potato. This
advisory contains updates for Debian 2.1/slink. For information
about the found problems please see the previous advisory which is
available online at .

UPDATE: the packages mentioned in the previous problem had a bug
that prevented some patches from being applied. This has been
fixed in version .

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

Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 alias slink
- ------------------------------------

  Fixed packages are available for the Intel ia32 architecture.

  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: 4244c7f623db187881322b0949cc483a
      MD5 checksum: 37eb9dc5ecd875e417aaba9ca6e1c25f
      MD5 checksum: 91724410e14a2b2b719dc44cf95067f1

  Intel ia32 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 23f5aace9db7104163b2422d600d8869
      MD5 checksum: 97deb2bb3eb914174a9bfecf3c3b5f69
      MD5 checksum: ca1f18e5d61c4d5f268bc377e06e8cf5
      MD5 checksum: 13413f07247f28c2e8b35c1d2c4c9804
      MD5 checksum: 1b9d14ad72186ab2a6e9a30990b0ed75
      MD5 checksum: c88a5c0ff9d429c0afa280b2dd244b45

- -- 
- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
dpkg -ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:

Version: 2.6.3ia
Charset: noconv

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