Updated sgml-tools packages fix insecure temporary file handling
|Last updated on:||2001-03-14|
|Affected Products:||Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Insecure handling of temporary file permissions could lead to other users
on a multi-user system being able to read the documents being converted.
Temporary files were created without any special permissions, and so in
most cases would be world-readable. The fixed packages create a secure
temporary directory first (readable only by the owner), and then create
temporary files inside that.
rpm -Fvh <filenames>
where <filenames> is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directly *only* contains the
Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:
This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.
|Red Hat Linux 6.2|
|Red Hat Linux 7.0|
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