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Red Hat Security Advisory: New majordomo packages availableJan 21, 2000, 19:07 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 10:36 -0500
Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory
Synopsis: New majordomo packages available
New majordomo packages are available to fix a local security problem in majordomo.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
3. Problem description:
A vulnerability in /usr/lib/majordomo/resend will allow execution of arbitrary commands with elevated privileges.
It is recommended that all users of Red Hat Linux using the majordomo package upgrade to the fixed package.
For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:
5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):
6. Obsoleted by:
7. Conflicts with:
8. RPMs required:
Red Hat Powertools 6.1:
MD5 sum Package Name
89e327c6c92acc97db34e541f34c0c67 6.1/sparc/majordomo-1.94.5-2.sparc.rpm 8c829a13c2229060c899ffdc7e7db38c 6.1/alpha/majordomo-1.94.5-2.alpha.rpm f0e22f364abcbe4c217f2b8eb180037d 6.1/i386/majordomo-1.94.5-2.i386.rpm ad994a1742d90a593b8ecfbf52634cd7 6.1/SRPMS/majordomo-1.94.5-2.src.rpm
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our
key is available at:
You can verify each package with the following command:
If you only wish to verify that each package has not been
corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the
Thanks to Brock Tellier at btellier@USA.NET for noting the vulnerability.
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