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Re: [SECURITY] [DSA 052-1] New sendfile packages fix root exploit
From: Florian Weimer <Florian.Weimer () RUS UNI-STUTTGART DE>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 11:24:01 +0200

debian-security-announce () LISTS DEBIAN ORG writes:

Package        : sendfile
Vulnerability  : broken privileges dropping
Problem-Type   : local root exploit
Debian-specific: no

The author, Ulli Horlacher, released an updated version of sendfile
which corrects these problems a few months ago.  It's available from:


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