Internet Virus: SunOS patches


Chuq Von Rospach (plaid!chuq@sun.com)
8 Nov 88 00:18:22 GMT


The following modifications have been approved by Sun Microsystems
Customer Support to fix the current Internet Virus problem. This is a
set of patches designed to prevent the propagation of the Internet
'worm' that has infected Sun-3 and Vax computers. There are two parts to
this fix:

        1) an adb patch that closes a security hole in sendmail.
        2) a new version of the file /usr/etc/in.fingerd.

If you have any questions about this patch or if the instructions don't
match what you see, contact Sun Microsystems Customer Support via the



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