[Full-Disclosure] SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Security Update #3
From: SGI Security Coordinator (agent99_at_sgi.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 13:49:24 -0700
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SGI Security Advisory
Title : SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Security Update #3
Number : 20040603-01-U
Date : June 21, 2004
Fixed in : Patch 10080 for SGI ProPack 3
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- --- Update ---
SGI has released Patch 10080 - SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Security
Update #3, which includes updated SGI ProPack 3 RPMs for the SGI Altix
family of systems, in response to the following security issues:
Updated utempter package fixes vulnerability
An updated LHA package fixes security vulnerabilities
Updated tcpdump packages fix various vulnerabilities
Patch 10080 is available from http://support.sgi.com/ and
The individual kernel RPMs from Patch 10080 are available from:
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