marnix_lfs at mkaart.net
Mon Jun 16 01:49:38 PDT 2003
On Sunday 15 June 2003 02:23, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> Your installation is not vulnerable to _remote_ exploits using the XDR
> code. However, it may be vulnerable to exploitation by local users. It
> is also a very bad practice to leave known flawed code installed on
> production machines.
> Seriously tho. If you follow the ch6 instructions, compiling
> glibc-2.3.2 is no different from 2.3.1. No chrooting needed. If
> everything passes the self-tests (make check or make test, can't
> remember right now and I script it anyway) there's only an infinitesimal
> chance something could go wrong moving from glibc-2.3.1 to glibc-2.3.2.
Thanks a lot for your help (both here as on blfs-support)!
Reg. Linux User #267495 http://counter.li.org
Reg. LFS User #5496 http://linuxfromscratch.org
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