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Mandriva: [ MDVA-2009:052 ] initscripts Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A race condition on getkey process in initscripts shipped with Mandriva CS4 will make the boot stop when entering interactive startup.

 Mandriva Linux Advisory                                   MDVA-2009:052

 Package : initscripts
 Date    : April 8, 2009
 Affected: Corporate 4.0

 Problem Description:

 A race condition on getkey process in initscripts shipped with Mandriva
 CS4 will make the boot stop when entering interactive startup.


 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 4.0:
 f7d1be95744a16d12e58a5a5f5634ff9  corporate/4.0/i586/initscripts-7.61.1-50.4.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 c233b730926b8ec5af186fe9e4592525  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/initscripts-7.61.1-50.4.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 d5ea5fa80644a3293cd05198f53ff1ce  corporate/4.0/x86_64/initscripts-7.61.1-50.4.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 c233b730926b8ec5af186fe9e4592525  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/initscripts-7.61.1-50.4.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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