Security question

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Nov 19 06:31:42 PST 2003

"Kevin McKay" <kevin at> writes:

> I have read through the documentation but have not been able to find
> a definite answer. I am running a pretty core install of 5.1 minimal
> + bind9, postfix, apache, ssh, no ports collection. Here is my
> question. When I run the binary update from sysinstall will that
> take care of the earlier ssh vulnerability and update apache postfix
> and bind to the most current version?

You normally need to run the sysinstall from the version you're
updating to.  You could configure your system's sysinstall to load in
the later version, and it should be compatible, but I don't know the
syntax for that offhand...

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