Re: Sun Solaris login bug patches out

From: Mike D. Kail (mdkail@verance.com)
Date: 12/21/01


To: "Yiming Gong" <yiming@security.zz.ha.cn>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2001 13:42:57 -0800
From: "Mike D. Kail" <mdkail@verance.com>

On Thu, 20 Dec 2001 19:36:13 EST, "Yiming Gong" wrote:
>
> Dear users,
> I've a question about sun's login patches.
> That is:must I reboot the box when the patch has been installed?
> Searching through it's README file,i found no messages mentions any
> "REBOOT SYSTEM",
> but as i remembered,I should always reboot my solaris box after a
> patch was given in the past.
> um, So this time...?

a reboot is NOT required after this patch. the patch only updates the
/usr/bin/login binary.

/mdkail