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Slackware alert SSA:2005-210-01 (tcpip)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] telnet client (SSA:2005-210-01)
Date:  Fri, 29 Jul 2005 21:44:43 -0700 (PDT)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] telnet client (SSA:2005-210-01) New tcpip packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix a security issues with the telnet client. Overflows in the telnet client may lead to the execution of arbitrary code as the telnet user if the user connects to a malicious telnet server. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/tcpip-0.17-i486-31b.tgz: Patched two overflows in the telnet client that could allow the execution of arbitrary code when connected to a malicious telnet server. For more information, see: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ Updated package for Slackware 8.1: Updated package for Slackware 9.0: Updated package for Slackware 9.1: Updated package for Slackware 10.0: Updated package for Slackware 10.1: Updated package for Slackware -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 8.1 package: 87b10fbcc7480a702549b4816417e189 tcpip-0.17-i386-13b.tgz Slackware 9.0 package: f1ecdc9628575e00b12a33fd373deb4b tcpip-0.17-i386-16b.tgz Slackware 9.1 package: 53b479b39b124c760e8a394d7a77202e tcpip-0.17-i486-24b.tgz Slackware 10.0 package: 27bccd82765b690a1be50a0c380cfae4 tcpip-0.17-i486-29b.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: 1372bff0f83f8147ae8adb84c10058ec tcpip-0.17-i486-31b.tgz Slackware -current package: 6169015f5860175119d426c0170f040b tcpip-0.17-i486-33.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg tcpip-0.17-i486-33.tgz +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) iD4DBQFC6npuakRjwEAQIjMRAjF1AJwNp8eHhgFjxdtOmRq3UuhqgeagoQCYulyD yoOTxQNnOaU8y9zQz6GU6w== =OUF1 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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