Re: FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-05:01.telnet
From: Will Yardley (freebsd-security_at_veggiechinese.net)
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 13:24:08 -0800 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 07:52:14PM +0000, FreeBSD Security Advisories wrote:
[ Not sure else where to follow up to - I don't want to bug the security
team directly about this, so just writing the list for now ]
> b) Execute the following commands as root:
> # cd /usr/src
> # patch < /path/to/patch
On my home machine (5.3-RELEASE) this failed - I had to go to
/usr/src/contrib/telnet/telnet for the patch to apply.
> c) Rebuild the operating system as described in
Just curious... why is it necessary to rebuild the whole operating
system? Normally, the security advisories just have you rebuild the
program in question - wouldn't that have sufficed here?
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