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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2003 5:14 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-security] GLSA: apcupsd (200302-13) Reply with quote

Daniel Ahlberg wrote:
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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200302-13
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PACKAGE : apcupsd
SUMMARY : remote root vulnerability and buffer overflows
DATE : 2003-02-24 10:05 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <3.10.5
FIXED VERSION : 3.10.5

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- From Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory MDKSA-2003:018:

"A remote root vulnerability in slave setups and some buffer overflows
in the network information server code were discovered by the apcupsd
developers."

Read the full advisory at:
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2003:018

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
sys-apps/apcupsd upgrade to apcupsd-3.10.5 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge -u apcupsd
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at http://cvs.gentoo.org/~aliz
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