S.u.S.E. posts fix for NFS security hole

From bb@suse.com Mon Oct 19 11:16:59 1998
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1998 10:15:07 -0700
From: Bodo Bauer 
Reply-To: eureka@suse.com
To: suse-announce-e@suse.com
Subject: [S.u.S.E. Announce] Security Hole NFS/libc5

Dear Linux Users,

Recently a security hole was discovered in the NFS server (rpc.mountd)
that makes it possible for attackers to attain root access over the
network.  A security hole in libc5 that allows attackers to attain
root access was also found.

All S.u.S.E. Linux distributions are affected, including S.u.S.E. Linux

Relevant packages can be found on our ftp server:



78804c032240a421501f6728d8a22812  nkita-98.10.8-0.i386.rpm
ff1bce4cf6ef903ce41da3b6e99279c0  shlibs-5.4.46-2.i386.rpm

Alternatively, both packets are also on the S.u.S.E. mirror at


Your S.u.S.E. Team

Bodo Bauer            S.u.S.E., Inc                  fon +1-510-835 7873
bb@suse.com           458 Santa Clara Avenue         fax +1-510-835 7875
http://www.suse.com   Oakland CA, 94610  USA

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