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Mandrake Security Updates: imwheel and gpm

Apr 19, 2000, 18:31 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Gael Duval of Mandrakesoft for this announcement. ]

Hello,

We have released two security updates several days ago. Please upgrade.

  • A security bug was found in gpm-root; the bug can be exploited to provide local users with root access. Please upgrade to:
For Mandrake 7.0:

5df3ff53026912b679d1810e88828ff7 gpm-1.19.1-2mdk.i586.rpm
1a5b168c186a52fac7c62ddeace5212c gpm-1.19.1-2mdk.src.rpm

For Mandrake 6.1:

b9935537b2b7fa56de2ae464fbeb4b6e gpm-1.19.1-3mdk.i586.rpm
70daf482944c2c946645e149d968a648 gpm-1.19.1-3mdk.src.rpm

For Mandrake 6.0:

84573040f5d23e11e62e921bb9db04df gpm-1.19.1-3mdk.i586.rpm
613df6a46c236b6ac02acc56815362ac gpm-1.19.1-3mdk.src.rpm

  • A security bug was found in imwheel; the bug can be exploited to provide local users with root access. Version 0.9.8 fixes this problem. Please upgrade to:
For Mandrake 7.0 only:

854fa68b384b28dbafeb298faeb67310 imwheel-0.9.8-1mdk.i586.rpm
f5d52736bacb9f4c2d40df8cedcdbecb imwheel-0.9.8-1mdk.src.rpm

All updates are available directly by using MandrakeUpdate. You can also download the packages from one of our mirrors on: http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3