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Mandrake: 'gpm' temp file vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake WireX discovered a potential temporary file condition in the gpm program. This update corrects the problem.

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                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           gpm
Date:                   January 10th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:006

Affected versions:      6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
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Problem Description:

 WireX discovered a potential temporary file condition in the gpm
 program.  This update corrects the problem.
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Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/RPM-GPG-KEYS
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 6.0:
77f7d13ac74cf80eca7050d83a498468  6.0/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
0542ac6fdced5c2c171587e2f3562f15  6.0/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951  6.0/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 6.1:
d7dd4333b135a9d202b40046557ad9e5  6.1/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
0c5d72d46c479eacf49ce51dcb0c3098  6.1/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951  6.1/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.0:
f68f083ed55b96252989894361660366  7.0/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
b9e1102190970f18d0f26bde73f4143b  7.0/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951  7.0/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
a29db6f9bfb9616f8bac767c8f2c81a1  7.1/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
cdea3990dfb3f54df233cf4200e14a3c  7.1/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951  7.1/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
da3943cbbd6c30aee1faed7b0c575214  7.2/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
870fe23356df020b6db3e62995f0ff97  7.2/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
befb30c084296f548056c4998050720d  7.2/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.1mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
listed at:

   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3.

Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Linux-Mandrake 7.2, look for it in "updates/7.2/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download
them.

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake at:

   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com
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Linux-Mandrake has two security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to:

security-announce@linux-mandrake.com

  Linux-Mandrake's security announcements mailing list.  Only
  announcements are sent to this list and it is read-only.

security-discuss@linux-mandrake.com

  Linux-Mandrake's security discussion mailing list.  This list is open
  to anyone to discuss Linux-Mandrake security specifically and Linux
  security in general.

To subscribe to either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "subscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To remove yourself from either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "unsubscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To get more information on either list, send a message to
  sympa@linux-mandrake.com
with "info [listname]" in the body of the message.

Optionally, you can use the web interface to subscribe to or unsubscribe
from either list:

   http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/flists.php3#security
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