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SubjectRe: Announce: modutils 2.3.21 is available
On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 11:25:17PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> This is the "never release a security fix in a hurry" release. The
> security fixes in modutils 2.3.20 had some side effects on some config
> files. Linus knocked back environment variable MOD_SAFEMODE, instead
> the kernel propagates the real uid that caused modprobe to be invoked.
>
> ftp://ftp.<country>.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/modutils/v2.3
>
> patch-modutils-2.3.21.bz2 Patch from modutils 2.3.20 to 2.3.21
> modutils-2.3.21.tar.bz2 Source tarball, includes RPM spec file
> modutils-2.3.21-1.src.rpm As above, in SRPM format
> modutils-2.3.21-1.i386.rpm Compiled with egcs-2.91.66, glibc 2.1.2
> modutils-2.3.21-1.sparc.rpm Compiled for combined sparc 32/64
>
> Changelog extract
>
> * Remove compile warnings in xstrcat.
> * snprintf cleanups.
> * Set safemode when uid != euid.
> * Strip quotes from shell responses.
+ add RedHat ism's with a --rhc (red hat compatible) -i -m (-F)

RedHat kind of is the standard in the commercial world in the US.

:-)

Jeff

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