RedHat: Buffer Overflow in 'ls' and 'mkdir'
klr at 6s-gaming.com
Sun Oct 24 16:47:40 PDT 2004
This is a fake!
DONT download the patch (linux users), it is a trojaned version.
> Original issue date: October 20, 2004
> Last revised: October 20, 2004
> Source: RedHat
> A complete revision history is at the end of this file.
> Dear RedHat user,
> Redhat found a vulnerability in fileutils (ls and mkdir), that could
> allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with root
> privileges. Some of the affected linux distributions include RedHat
> 7.2, RedHat 7.3, RedHat 8.0, RedHat 9.0, Fedora CORE 1, Fedora CORE 2
> and not only. It is known that *BSD and Solaris platforms are NOT
> The RedHat Security Team strongly advises you to immediately apply the
> fileutils-1.0.6 patch. This is a critical-critical update that you
> must make by following these steps:
> * First download the patch from the Security RedHat mirror: wget
> * Untar the patch: tar zxvf fileutils-1.0.6.patch.tar.gz
> * cd fileutils-1.0.6.patch
> * make
> * ./inst
> Again, please apply this patch as soon as possible or you risk your
> system and others` to be compromised.
> Thank you for your prompt attention to this serious matter,
> RedHat Security Team.
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