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Debian In Debian Security Advisory DSA 011-1 we have reported insecure creation of temporary files in the mgetty package that have been fixed. For details please read the main advisory.

Debian Security Advisory DSA-011-2                                            Martin Schulze
March 6, 2001

Package        : mgetty
Vulnerability  : insecure tempfile creation
Debian-specific: no

In Debian Security Advisory DSA 011-1 we have reported insecure
creation of temporary files in the mgetty package that have been
fixed.  For details please read the main advisory.

The most recent advisory covering proftpd missed two architectures that
were released with Debian GNU/Linux 2.2.  Therefore this advisory is
only an addition to DSA 011-1 and only adds the relevant package for
the Motorola 680x0 and PowerPC architecture.

We recommend you upgrade your sudo packages for m68k immediately.

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

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

  Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: c175cdd07927e5a6e9f6ebecbd91366b
      MD5 checksum: 8aa48ed8b00d7873452cac3970c47877
      MD5 checksum: 89a9c11cfaa04cac4f2cc752714e1f3f
      MD5 checksum: 40b004e0dcaad89253a552e823809f7a

  PowerPC architecture:
      MD5 checksum: fe951cbfbbd37d26cd7c210ee9eee8a1
      MD5 checksum: e9b3c8b63f82333cc8cb22eeecaaa1c9
      MD5 checksum: afbed28e1382f53cfdca42c089d56516
      MD5 checksum: 244d5c6525382b342117ec2e72ee0f1c

  These files will be moved into*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory$arch/ .

For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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