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Debian Security Advisory DSA-031-2

by phiber on March 6th, 2001 Todd Miller announced a new version of sudo which corrects a buffer overflow that could potentially be used to gain root privilages on the local system. This bugfix has been backported to the version which was used in Debian GNU/Linux 2.2.


The most recent advisory covering sudo missed one architecture that
was released with 2.2. Therefore this advisory is only an addition to
DSA 031-1 and only adds the relevant package for the powerpc
architecture.



We recommend you upgrade your sudo packages for powerpc immediately.



wget url

will fetch the file for you

dpkg -i file.deb

will install the referenced file.



You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.





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