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UNIRAS Brief - 328/04 - SGI - Advanced Linux Environment 2.4 security update #21



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 328/04 dated 25.06.04  Time: 13:01  
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SGI Advanced Linux Environment 2.4 security update #21

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From: SGI Security Coordinator [mailto:agent99@xxxxxxx] 
Sent: 21 June 2004 21:47
To: agent99@xxxxxxx
Cc: bugtraq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; full-disclosure@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; vulnwatch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: SGI Advanced Linux Environment 2.4 security update #21


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                           SGI Security Advisory

  Title     : SGI Advanced Linux Environment 2.4 security update #21
  Number    : 20040602-01-U
  Date      : June 21, 2004
  Fixed in  : Patch 10079 for SGI ProPack v2.4 
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SGI provides this information freely to the SGI user community for its 
consideration, interpretation, implementation and use.  SGI recommends 
that this information be acted upon as soon as possible.

SGI provides the information in this Security Advisory on an "AS-IS" basis 
only, and disclaims all warranties with respect thereto, express, implied or 
otherwise, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or 
fitness for a particular purpose.  In no event shall SGI be liable for any 
loss of profits, loss of business, loss of data or for any indirect, special, 
exemplary, incidental or consequential damages of any kind arising from your 
use of, failure to use or improper use of any of the instructions or 
information in this Security Advisory. 
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SGI has released Patch 10079 - SGI ProPack v2.4: SGI Advanced Linux Environment 
security update #21 which includes updated SGI ProPack v2.4 RPMs for the SGI 
Altix family of systems, in response to the following security issues:

Updated utempter package fixes vulnerability  
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-174.html

An updated LHA package fixes security vulnerabilities  
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-178.html

Updated tcpdump packages fix various vulnerabilities  
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-219.html

Patch 10079 is available from http://support.sgi.com/ and 
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/ProPack/2.4/

The individual kernel RPMs from Patch 10079 are available from: 
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/2.4/updates/RPMS
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/2.4/updates/SRPMS


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SGI Security Advisories can be found at: http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ 
and ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/

Red Hat Security and Updates
http://www.redhat.com/security/

SGI Advanced Linux Environment security updates can found on: 
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/

SGI patches can be found at the following patch servers: 
http://support.sgi.com/

The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and security 
patches is ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/


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URL ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/

The SGI Security Headquarters Web page is accessible at the URL: 
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For issues with the patches on the FTP sites, email can be sent to security-info@xxxxxxxx

For assistance obtaining or working with security patches, please contact your 
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at http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ .

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For reporting *NEW* SGI security issues, email can be sent to security-alert@xxxxxxx or 
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