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Subject: [RHBA-2000:070-02] Updated portsentry package is available
From: bugzilla@redhat.com
Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2000 10:07 -0400
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                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated portsentry package is available
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:070-02
Issue date:        2000-10-03
Updated on:        2000-10-03
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Keywords:          N/A
Cross references:  N/A

1. Topic:

Updated portsentry package is available

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - i386

3. Problem description:

Enhancements were made to the portsentry initscript to better handle
dynamic IP addresses for users of ADSL, cable modems, etc., so that the
current IP is automatically added to the portsentry.ignore file at each
restart without duplication.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):


6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0:



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
b26feb736dc41b38f7eabddfced891b8  7.0/SRPMS/portsentry-1.0-9.src.rpm
e2aed1e761ecb47a1b51b51fec577571  7.0/i386/portsentry-1.0-9.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:

Thanks to Henri J. Schlereth <henris@bga.com> for pointing out the problem
and testing the updated package.

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