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Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory: nmapfe dumps core when scanning some operating systems

Nov 28, 2000, 05:41 (0 Talkback[s])

Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 14:48 -0500
From: bugzilla@redhat.com
To: redhat-watch-list@redhat.com
Subject: [RHBA-2000:101-04] nmapfe dumps core when scanning some operating systems

                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          nmapfe dumps core when scanning some operating systems
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:101-04
Issue date:        2000-11-03
Updated on:        2000-11-27
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Keywords:          nmap nmapfe dump core
Cross references:  N/A

1. Topic:

The frontend to nmap (nmapfe) dumps core when scanning some operating systems.

2000-11-27: Added packages for Red Hat Powertools 7 for Alpha

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - i386, alpha

3. Problem description:

When using nmapfe to SYN scan some operating systems, nmapfe will dump core. The console based nmap application is not affected by this behavior.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

20199 - nmapfe dumps core when scanning a Solaris 7 box

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0:




7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name

fdf62b811869cf039bce82b5b7ae0ac6 7.0/SRPMS/nmap-2.54BETA7-2.src.rpm
7e1fd3b835e28022d4d6eb861ea779f5 7.0/alpha/nmap-2.54BETA7-2.alpha.rpm
b235bf82227ebc9085389b6c40ee763e 7.0/alpha/nmap-frontend-2.54BETA7-2.alpha.rpm
88551e87200bec16b40802fb2975ad6f 7.0/i386/nmap-2.54BETA7-2.i386.rpm
aea850f2428bea54139471d6302fc3c9 7.0/i386/nmap-frontend-2.54BETA7-2.i386.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:
rpm --checksig <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:

Thanks to Sarantis paskalis@di.uoa.gr for reporting this through Bugzilla.

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