SGI Advanced Linux Environment security update #19

From: SGI Security Coordinator (agent99_at_sgi.com)
Date: 04/28/04

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                               SGI Security Advisory

      Title : SGI Advanced Linux Environment security update #19
      Number : 20040406-01-U
      Date : April 28, 2004
      Reference : Red Hat Advisory RHBA-2004:135-04
      Reference : Red Hat Advisory RHSA-2004:152-04, CAN-2004-0093, CAN-2004-0094
      Reference : Red Hat Advisory RHSA-2004:056-05, CAN-2004-0080
      Fixed in : Patch 10069 for SGI ProPack v2.4
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    SGI has released SGI Advanced Linux Environment security update #19,
    which includes updated RPMs for SGI ProPack v2.4 for the SGI Altix
    family of systems, in response to the following security issues:

    Updated wu-ftpd packages fix segmentation fault after file transfer
     http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2004-135.html

    Updated XFree86 packages fix minor security issue
     http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-152.html

    Updated util-linux packages fix information leak
     http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-056.html

    Patch 10069 is available from http://support.sgi.com/ and
    ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/ProPack/2.4/

    The individual RPMs from Patch 10069 are available from:
    ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/2.4/updates/RPMS
    ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/2.4/updates/SRPMS

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