Gentoo Security Updates
Posted on: 03/20/2003 10:01 PM

The following security updates has been released for Gentoo Linux:

PACKAGE : mysql

This issue has been adressed in 3.23.56 (release build is started today), and some steps were taken to alleviate the threat.

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PACKAGE : man

man 1.5l was released today, fixing a bug which results in arbitrary code execution upon reading a specially formatted man file.

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PACKAGE : openssl

Researchers have discovered a timing attack on RSA keys, to which OpenSSL is generally vulnerable, unless RSA blinding has been turned on.

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PACKAGE : rxvt

Many of the features supported by popular terminal emulator software can be abused when un-trusted data is displayed on the screen.

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