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FS#69855 - [profile-sync-daemon] inetutils dependency may not be needed

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by BH (braderhart) - Tuesday, 02 March 2021, 12:17 GMT
Last edited by David Runge (dvzrv) - Monday, 05 July 2021, 16:27 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To David Runge (dvzrv)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No



inetutils is currently impacted by a high risk arbitrary code execution vulnerability. It isn't listed as a dependency for installation:

Additional info:
* package version: 6.44-1
* link to inetutils security vulnerability:
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Closed by  David Runge (dvzrv)
Monday, 05 July 2021, 16:27 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed with 6.44-2
Comment by loqs (loqs) - Tuesday, 02 March 2021, 12:51 GMT
Use of `hostname` from inetutils was replaced by `uname -n` in [1] included in releases 6.43 and newer.

Comment by David Runge (dvzrv) - Monday, 05 July 2021, 16:26 GMT
@braderhart @loqs: Thanks for the report and the follow up.

Will release a new version of the package with inetutils removed from depends.