Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: nfs-utils updateJul 19, 2000, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 19:43:19 -0600
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Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: nfs-utils Date: July 18th, 2000 Advisory ID: MDKSA-2000:021 Affected versions: 7.0, 7.1
A bug recently discovered in the nfs-utils package can theoretically be used for gaining remote root access. While there are currently no known exploits for this bug, we recommend upgrading to the latest version which fixes the bug.
Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You can do this by running the md5sum program on the downloaded package by using "md5sum package.rpm".
Linux-Mandrake 7.0: fc845bb04d6722dd19ab4b949a5789c4 7.0/RPMS/nfs-utils-0.1.9.1-3mdk.i586.rpm d169aa1d8bb75522e58c1fc8541b4722 7.0/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-0.1.9.1-3mdk.i586.rpm 17a25a1ab9ef6d4c3b97e2ac101c3ebf 7.0/SRPMS/nfs-utils-0.1.9.1-3mdk.src.rpm Linux-Mandrake 7.1: b66dbb042b73ea3d9d435c014a282f33 7.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-0.1.9.1-3mdk.i586.rpm ccde88bed0710b397a15b9f64f9adea1 7.1/RPMS/nfs-utils-clients-0.1.9.1-3mdk.i586.rpm 17a25a1ab9ef6d4c3b97e2ac101c3ebf 7.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-0.1.9.1-3mdk.src.rpm
To upgrade automatically, use « MandrakeUpdate ».
If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one of our FTP server mirrors and uprade with "rpm -Uvh package_name".
You can download the updates directly from:
Or try one of the other mirrors listed at:
Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory. For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for Linux-Mandrake 7.1, look for it in "updates/7.1/RPMS/". Updated source RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download them.
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to update, so if you want an immediate upgrade, please use one of the two above-listed mirrors.
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