Package name
xinetd
Date
2002-08-26
Advisory ID
MDKSA-2002:053
Affected versions
8.2 i586 , 8.2 i586

Problem description

A vulnerability was discovered by Solar Designer in xinetd. File descriptors for the signal pipe that were introduced in version 2.3.4 are leaked into services started by xinetd, which can then be used to talk to xinetd, resulting in a crash of xinetd.

Updated packages

8.2 i586

 c1d1fdc1a8de2a8c84dd7f9820affa48  ppc/8.2/RPMS/xinetd-2.3.7-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
30cfa04fa0b8f5792d0d5b3a3dfac8b6  ppc/8.2/RPMS/xinetd-ipv6-2.3.7-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
a043a1333f89640004fcf0c6e0bddc8e  ppc/8.2/SRPMS/xinetd-2.3.7-1.1mdk.src.rpm

8.2 i586

 1ae58d1e98290a5ddee12d5befc1ca81  8.2/RPMS/xinetd-2.3.7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
b8b28576800b4c42196dabd9c1fd27be  8.2/RPMS/xinetd-ipv6-2.3.7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
a043a1333f89640004fcf0c6e0bddc8e  8.2/SRPMS/xinetd-2.3.7-1.1mdk.src.rpm