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Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 'Hamm' Revision 2 released



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 Debian GNU/Linux
 http://www.debian.org/
 Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 'Hamm' Revision 2 released
 August 29, 1998
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 This is the second revision of Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 'Hamm' which has
 officially been released for the i386 and m68k architectures.

 It can be obtained in several ways:

 FTP:       ftp://ftp.debian.org/pub/debian/
 CD-ROM:    http://www.debian.org/distrib/vendors (list of distributors)
 CD Images: http://cdimage.debian.org/

 This revision of Debian GNU/Linux contains several security fixes.
 When you're net.connected and haven't upgraded yet we recommend you
 upgrade your system using dselect or apt with the FTP or HTTP method.

 >> The fixed packages include

  . eperl 2.2.14-0.2

    Fixes a buffer overflow which can be used to execute arbitrary
    perl code on the server.

  . hylafax 4.0.2-5

    Removed script which introduced a security risc

  . xfree86 3.3.2.3-1

    Fixes several buffer overflows in the XFree86 X servers.

  . bsdgames 2.1-3hamm1

    Fixes /tmp race.

  . mutt 0.91.2-2

    Fixes a buffer overflow through Content-Type headers

  . cfingerd 1.3.2-11.0

    Fixes several buffer overflows which could lead into root
    compromises.

  . apache 1.3.0-5

    Fixes a denial of services.

 The complete list of changes is noted in the ChangeLog file which you
 can find at ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/hamm/ChangeLog

 >> About Debian GNU/Linux 2.0

 Please refer to the announcement made for the release of Debian
 GNU/Linux 2.0 which is found at

 http://www.debian.org/Lists-Archives/debian-announce-98/msg00015.html

 >> About Debian

 Debian GNU/Linux is a free distribution of the Linux operating system.
 It is maintained and updated through the work of many users who
 volunteer
 their time and effort.

-- 
Debian GNU/Linux       Security Officers       FTP Managers
                       security@debian.org     ftpmaster@debian.org
		 - http://www.debian.org/security/ -

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