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SGI Security Advisory

Title : SGI Advanced Linux Environment security update #17
Number : 20040402-01-U
Date : April 7, 2004
Reference : Redhat Advisory RHSA-2004:136-09, CAN-2004-0176, CAN-2004-0365,

Reference : Redhat Advisory RHSA-2004:110-20, CAN-2003-0564, CAN-2003-0594,

Fixed in : Patch 10064 for SGI ProPack v2.3 and SGI ProPack v2.4

SGI provides this information freely to the SGI user community for its consideration, interpretation, implementation and use. SGI recommends that this information be acted upon as soon as possible.

SGI provides the information in this Security Advisory on an "AS-IS" basis only, and disclaims all warranties with respect thereto, express, implied or otherwise, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall SGI be liable for any loss of profits, loss of business, loss of data or for any indirect, special, exemplary, incidental or consequential damages of any kind arising from your use of, failure to use or improper use of any of the instructions or information in this Security Advisory.

- --- Update ---

SGI has released SGI Advanced Linux Environment security update #17, which includes updated RPMs for SGI ProPack v2.3 and SGI ProPack v2.4 for the SGI Altix family of systems, in response to the following security issues:

Updated Ethereal packages fix security issues

Updated Mozilla packages fix security issues

Patch 10064 is available from http://support.sgi.com/ and ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/ProPack/2.3/ ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/ProPack/2.4/

The individual RPMs from Patch 10064 are available from:

Note: Four weeks after the release of SGI ProPack v2.4, weekly security updates for SGI ProPack v2.3 will discontinue. Please upgrade to SGI ProPack v2.4 as soon as possible. See the SGI ProPack Support Policy on http://support.sgi.com/ for additional information.

- --- Links ---

SGI Security Advisories can be found at:
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ and ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/

Red Hat Errata: Security Alerts, Bugfixes, and Enhancements

SGI Advanced Linux Environment security updates can found on:

SGI patches can be found at the following patch servers: http://support.sgi.com/

The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and security patches is ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/

- --- SGI Security Information/Contacts ---

If there are questions about this document, email can be sent to security-info@sgi.com.


SGI provides security information and patches for use by the entire SGI community. This information is freely available to any person needing the information and is available via anonymous FTP and the Web.

The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and patches is patches.sgi.com. Security advisories and patches are located under the URL ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/

The SGI Security Headquarters Web page is accessible at the URL: http://www.sgi.com/support/security/

For issues with the patches on the FTP sites, email can be sent to security-info@sgi.com.

For assistance obtaining or working with security patches, please contact your SGI support provider.


SGI provides a free security mailing list service called wiretap and encourages interested parties to self-subscribe to receive (via email) all SGI Security Advisories when they are released. Subscribing to the mailing list can be done via the Web
(http://www.sgi.com/support/security/wiretap.html) or by sending email to SGI as outlined below.

% mail wiretap-request@sgi.com
subscribe wiretap < YourEmailAddress such as midwatch@sgi.com >

In the example above, <YourEmailAddress> is the email address that you wish the mailing list information sent to. The word end must be on a separate line to indicate the end of the body of the message. The control-d (^d) is used to indicate to the mail program that you are finished composing the mail message.


SGI provides a comprehensive customer World Wide Web site. This site is located at http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ .


If there are general security questions on SGI systems, email can be sent to security-info@sgi.com.

For reporting NEW SGI security issues, email can be sent to security-alert@sgi.com or contact your SGI support provider. A support contract is not required for submitting a security report.