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RHSA-2000:087: Potential security problems in ping fixed.

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RHSA-2000:087: Potential security problems in ping fixed.

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/18/2000
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

N/A

Several problems in ping are fixed: 1) Root privileges are dropped after acquiring a raw socket. 2) An 8 byte overflow of a static buffer "outpack" is prevented. 3) An overflow of a static buffer "buf" is prevented. A non-exploitable root only segfault is fixed as well.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-iputils

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