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Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: gpm update

Jan 11, 2001, 20:21 (0 Talkback[s])

Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 18:40:37 -0700
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team security@LINUX-MANDRAKE.COM
Subject: MDKSA-2001:006 - gpm update

                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory

Package name:           gpm
Date:                   January 10th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:006

Affected versions:      6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2

Problem Description:

WireX discovered a potential temporary file condition in the gpm program. This update corrects the problem.

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You can do this with the command:
rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 6.0:
77f7d13ac74cf80eca7050d83a498468 6.0/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
0542ac6fdced5c2c171587e2f3562f15 6.0/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951 6.0/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 6.1:
d7dd4333b135a9d202b40046557ad9e5 6.1/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
0c5d72d46c479eacf49ce51dcb0c3098 6.1/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951 6.1/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.0:
f68f083ed55b96252989894361660366 7.0/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
b9e1102190970f18d0f26bde73f4143b 7.0/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951 7.0/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
a29db6f9bfb9616f8bac767c8f2c81a1 7.1/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
cdea3990dfb3f54df233cf4200e14a3c 7.1/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.2mdk.i586.rpm
86dd27c54d9ee85b7cebce8315210951 7.1/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
da3943cbbd6c30aee1faed7b0c575214 7.2/RPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
870fe23356df020b6db3e62995f0ff97 7.2/RPMS/gpm-devel-1.19.3-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
befb30c084296f548056c4998050720d 7.2/SRPMS/gpm-1.19.3-3.1mdk.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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