r715 - html/trunk/lfs/errata/6.1.1

jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jan 20 06:06:56 PST 2006


Author: jhuntwork
Date: 2006-01-20 07:06:55 -0700 (Fri, 20 Jan 2006)
New Revision: 715

Modified:
   html/trunk/lfs/errata/6.1.1/index.html
Log:
Added note to errata about the perl sprintf patch. Thanks to Dan Nicholson.

Modified: html/trunk/lfs/errata/6.1.1/index.html
===================================================================
--- html/trunk/lfs/errata/6.1.1/index.html	2006-01-16 23:41:21 UTC (rev 714)
+++ html/trunk/lfs/errata/6.1.1/index.html	2006-01-20 14:06:55 UTC (rev 715)
@@ -21,6 +21,17 @@
 
      END TEMPLATE -->
 
+       <h2>Known Security Vulnerabilities</h2>
+         <ul>
+            <li><p>A buffer overflow vulnerability has been identified in
+                the `sprintf' function of Perl-5.8.7.  Details can be found 
+                <a 
+                href="http://www.perlfoundation.org/news/2005/sprintf_patch_released.html">here</a>, 
+                and it is recommended to apply this <a 
+                href="http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/downloads/perl/perl-5.8.7-sprintf_vulnerability-1.patch">patch</a>.
+               </p></li>
+         </ul>
+
        <h2>Miscellaneous Errata</h2>
          <ul>
            <li><p>Compiling gcc-3.4.3 while running a 2.6.12 or later kernel




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