NetBSD: Multiple Addendums to recent advisories
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NetBSD Here are three mailings from the NetBSD announce list that discuss various gotchas with the recent advisories.

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 08:36:46AM -0500, NetBSD Security-Officer wrote:


>> * NetBSD 1.6, 1.6.1:
>>


[...]
 

>> 		# cd lib/libcrypto
>> 		# make cleandir dependall
>> 		# make install
>> 		# cd ../../lib/libssl
>> 		# make cleandir dependall
>> 		# make install
>>


Build fails if there is no toolchain installed.

Commands

	make USETOOLS=no cleandir dependall
	make USETOOLS=no install

works better.

Or is there reason that NetBSD's toolchain should be used?

I think same applies also:


>> * NetBSD 1.5, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3:


Thanks,

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>> I followed the instructions in 'NetBSD Security Advisory 2004-002' and 
>> this is what I got when rebuilding my kernel:
>>
>> /usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/FOOBAR/../../../../netinet/ip_input.c:1808: 
>> warning: implicit declaration of function `rt_timer_queue_remove_all'
>> *** Error code 1


You need to also update sys/net/route.c and sys/net/route.h,
apparently.  These belong together, as seen in doc/CHANGES-1.6.2:

sys/net/route.h                                 1.32
sys/net/route.c                                 1.55
sys/netinet/ip_input.c                          1.163 (via patch)

        Remove all entries in rt timer queue on ip_mtudisc change, instead
        of destroying the queue.
        [itojun, ticket #984]

Yes, it appears that the security advisory is not complete as it
stands right now.

Regards,

- HÃ¥vard

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NetBSD Security-Officer recently published 4 Security Advisories.

We have received a number of notes from people that the PGP signatures
on these were bad. This has been corrected, and re-signed copies
published at:
 
ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2004-001.txt.asc 
ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2004-002.txt.asc 
ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2004-003.txt.asc 
ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2004-004.txt.asc

As always, these locations will contain the most up-to-date versions
of the Advisories, if any other changes are required as new
information comes to hand.

The problem has been traced to an error in committing the signed text
into CVS. Normally, this is done so that the original CVS revision
tags are retained after signing, but on this occasion that step was
unfortunately omitted. The Security Advisories recently mailed out had
CVS revisions updated for the commit of the signed content, breaking
the signature.

We apologise for this error, and thank all those who pointed out the
problem.

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NetBSD Security-Officer



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