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Package name diffutils
Date January 10th, 2001
Advisory ID MDKSA-2001:008
Affected versions 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
Synopsis Updated diffutils packages fix potential temp file race

Problem Description

WireX discovered a potential temporary file race condition in the sdiff
program within the diffutils package. This update corrects the

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 6.0

 07f772ddd79ba6403441746be476a139  6.0/RPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.i586.rpm
b9bf1de19be05c040b1542839d54f55c  6.0/SRPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 6.1

 02163569f57a64a7ae58506f96e5b088  6.1/RPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.i586.rpm
b9bf1de19be05c040b1542839d54f55c  6.1/SRPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.0

 1ab31665623d20101fd73c35b81cbc6b  7.0/RPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.i586.rpm
b9bf1de19be05c040b1542839d54f55c  7.0/SRPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.1

 fe29a7f9b1aefbd5945fe9b5e9cdff77  7.1/RPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.i586.rpm
b9bf1de19be05c040b1542839d54f55c  7.1/SRPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.2

 d8bb189bc4b7c03cba522cf055af20cf  7.2/RPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.1mdk.i586.rpm
56a98958389420a0d97b19d228e37b3c  7.2/SRPMS/diffutils-2.7-25.1mdk.src.rpm


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