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MDKSA-2000:044 - Linux-Mandrake is not vulnerable to screen problems
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team <security () LINUX-MANDRAKE COM>
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2000 20:51:09 -0600

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                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           screen
Date:                   September 5th, 2000
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2000:044

Affected versions:      None
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Problem Description:

 A vulnerability exists in the screen program, version 3.9.5 and
 earlier.  If screen is installed setuid root, a local user may gain
 root privilege.  screen can only be exploited if it is setuid root.
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Linux-Mandrake does not ship screen setuid root and is therefore not
vulnerable to this problem.
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You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake at:

  http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/fupdates.php3

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security () linux-mandrake com
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Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security () linux-mandrake com>


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