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RedHat Linux Updated curl packages are available for Red Hat Power Tools 6.x and 7.

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                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated curl packages available.
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:092-01
Issue date:        2000-10-23
Updated on:        2000-10-23
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Keywords:          N/A
Cross references:  N/A
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1. Topic:

Updated curl packages are available for Red Hat Power Tools 6.x and 7.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 6.1 - i386, alpha, sparc
Red Hat Powertools 6.2 - i386, alpha, sparc
Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - i386

3. Problem description:

A bug in some versions of curl would cause it to incorrectly parse error
responses from FTP servers.  A malicious FTP server could use this bug to
crash its client.

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 Powertools 6.1 and 6.2:

alpha: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/alpha/curl-7.3-3.6.x.alpha.rpm 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/alpha/curl-devel-7.3-3.6.x.alpha.rpm

sparc: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/sparc/curl-7.3-3.6.x.sparc.rpm 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/sparc/curl-devel-7.3-3.6.x.sparc.rpm

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/i386/curl-7.3-3.6.x.i386.rpm 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/i386/curl-devel-7.3-3.6.x.i386.rpm

sources: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/6.2/SRPMS/curl-7.3-3.6.x.src.rpm

Red Hat Powertools 7.0:

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/i386/curl-7.3-4.i386.rpm 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/i386/curl-devel-7.3-4.i386.rpm

sources: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/powertools/7.0/SRPMS/curl-7.3-4.src.rpm

7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
08c579be4453f69541013144cdca36e9  6.2/SRPMS/curl-7.3-3.6.x.src.rpm
bc82e6d136648cd1572c463d3cd4731d  6.2/alpha/curl-7.3-3.6.x.alpha.rpm
3e3df9b588e547669a586ddbe4dbd325  6.2/alpha/curl-devel-7.3-3.6.x.alpha.rpm
e7c01e83605fc3e117f5f02ae9807109  6.2/i386/curl-7.3-3.6.x.i386.rpm
5f310ab7ee82e3461e19ce363f5654dd  6.2/i386/curl-devel-7.3-3.6.x.i386.rpm
3b56782e10342ef8cab6d877f9aa7d93  6.2/sparc/curl-7.3-3.6.x.sparc.rpm
69df2f65f5a9c719412dc047e89971a1  6.2/sparc/curl-devel-7.3-3.6.x.sparc.rpm
8df4d3ccf26b61e978d95179b6752721  7.0/SRPMS/curl-7.3-4.src.rpm
65ea31811f5c85f52843bb925f235c8b  7.0/i386/curl-7.3-4.i386.rpm
36fbdf684f3c91d7f0cff2499d28af77  7.0/i386/curl-devel-7.3-4.i386.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:
 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1804 
http://sourceforge.net/bugs/?func=detailbug&bug_id=116688&group_id=976


Copyright(c) 2000 Red Hat, Inc.



 
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