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Re: [suse-security] SuSE security reputation, etc..
  • From: Lenz Grimmer <grimmer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 15:44:04 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008041539510.7758-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Simon wrote:

> >
> >
> I checked the dependencies, and discovered that I don't have perl_net
> installed - nor can I find that package on the distribution CDs or on
> any SuSE site.

You must be running SuSE Linux 6.3 or older, than. You can find a package
for SuSE Linux 6.4 here:

It should work on older SuSE Linux Versions, too. Otherwise you could
install the Perl modules libnet and Net-SNMP manually from CPAN.

> Besides, I have to admit that enabling this feature on a production server
> seems somewhat scaring to me (especially since site-hijacking and other DNS
> troubles are not so uncommon in these days...).
> I'd probably try it for a while on a user's workstation.

Yes, I totally agree. Automated updating should be taken with a grain of
Salt :)

Lenz Grimmer SuSE GmbH
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