Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: nss_ldap update
Nov 10, 2000, 22:56 (0 Talkback[s])
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From: Linux Mandrake Security Team email@example.com
To: Linux Mandrake Security Announcements
Subject: [Security Announce] MDKSA-2000:066-1 - nss_ldap update
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: nss_ldap
Date: November 10th, 2000
Orginal Advisory Date: November 3rd, 2000
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2000:066-1
Affected versions: 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
A race condition exists in versions of nss_ldap prior to version
121. On a system running nscd, a malicious user can cause the
system to hang.
Due to a new packaging scheme, the updates have been re-released
with the appropriate revision number.
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".
To upgrade automatically, use
If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package
from one of our FTP server mirrors and uprade with "rpm -Uvh
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.
You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake
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