Patch-ID# 111233-02

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Keywords: security in.fingerd null
Synopsis: SunOS 5.8_x86: patch in.fingerd
Date: Jun/23/2011

Install Requirements: NA

Solaris Release: 8_x86

SunOS Release: 5.8_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 111232

Topic: SunOS 5.8_x86: patch in.fingerd

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 4161606

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

4161606 problem with in.fingerd
(from 111233-01)
4298915 in.fingerd can store a NULL after end of an array on the stack

Patch Installation Instructions:
Please refer to the man pages for instructions on using 'patchadd'
and 'patchrm' commands provided with Solaris.
The following example installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/123456-07
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 123456-07
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages. Any
other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.

Special Install Instructions:
NOTE 1:  After you install this patch, Finger host forwarding will be
         disabled by default. in.fingerd recognizes a new option that
	 will enable Finger host forwarding:
         -f      Enable forwarding of Finger queries to remote hosts

README -- Last modified date: Friday, November 9, 2012