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[SA16825] Fedora update for util-linux

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Thu Sep 15 2005 - 04:23:21 CDT


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TITLE:
Fedora update for util-linux

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16825

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16825/

CRITICAL:
Not critical

IMPACT:
Privilege escalation

WHERE:
Local system

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Fedora Core 3
http://secunia.com/product/4222/
Fedora Core 4
http://secunia.com/product/5251/

DESCRIPTION:
Fedora has issued an update for util-linux. This fixes a
vulnerability, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local
users to gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA16785

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Fedora Core 3:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

1e2ed8ad0aaf7e5b514b83021e280509
SRPMS/util-linux-2.12a-24.5.src.rpm
03bccece7d4f673d54c15ded22e480fa
x86_64/util-linux-2.12a-24.5.x86_64.rpm
d0637252076e2ad7b1e9cdbade687754
x86_64/debug/util-linux-debuginfo-2.12a-24.5.x86_64.rpm
1f1f11c45a412cb0edf30a756bd4d57f
i386/util-linux-2.12a-24.5.i386.rpm
da4375879a29e7d56f20561e236bdac2
i386/debug/util-linux-debuginfo-2.12a-24.5.i386.rpm

Fedora Core 4:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

d632905e9871e485ddf27172520a1834
SRPMS/util-linux-2.12p-9.11.src.rpm
60ceb3d950835574e5fdec9b5528b4d6 ppc/util-linux-2.12p-9.11.ppc.rpm
a007e9fccf1d89526705d0537c2c7d9c
ppc/debug/util-linux-debuginfo-2.12p-9.11.ppc.rpm
e52461136960d756c5195216263c5f8f
x86_64/util-linux-2.12p-9.11.x86_64.rpm
8ecf5ddf1119599c3f6dc6adcef3c5fe
x86_64/debug/util-linux-debuginfo-2.12p-9.11.x86_64.rpm
e264b4b58a5b04680bb7d50621c92708
i386/util-linux-2.12p-9.11.i386.rpm
e860acc1cb3fc53586ba84c2b69006dc
i386/debug/util-linux-debuginfo-2.12p-9.11.i386.rpm

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA16785:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16785/

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