RE: telnetd root exploit

From: Chuck Rock (
Date: 07/24/01

From: "Chuck Rock" <>
To: <security@FreeBSD.ORG>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 12:42:50 -0500

OK, is there a how to page for installing these patches? They aren't self
evident, and the search on keeps bringing up results from the
commiters handbook...

Maybe a related link on the security page for ahow to install SA patches or
something. If it's really there, please forgive me.

Thanks in advance.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Kris Kennaway
> Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 4:16 PM
> To: Chuck Rock
> Cc: security@FreeBSD.ORG
> Subject: Re: telnetd root exploit
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 12:06:50PM -0500, Chuck Rock wrote:
> > Until an official advisory is released, does that mean there's
> no official
> > patch yet?
> Correct. The patches posted here last week were incomplete; I'm still
> hoping to get the advisory out later today.
> Kris

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