SECURITY: glibc local root exploit

Hendrik Volker Brunn hvb at SONNE.SOLARSYSTEM
Mon Sep 4 06:29:04 PDT 2000


On Mon, Sep 04, 2000 at 09:09:29AM -0400, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> 
> I just downloaded the file and I'll have a look at it later. Perhaps that 
> patch file needs to be patched as well since, at first glance, it appears to 
> have specific Debian entries (like paths).
> 
> If it's important or not: well it is a security bug. Even though no exploits 
> have been reported it doesn't hurt to prevent them if a proper patch has been 
> created. Might as well use it I think.

Just trying to keep some work off of you! 8-)

hvb

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