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[RHBA-2002:257-01] Updated redhat-config-network package available



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                   Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated redhat-config-network package available
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2002:257-01
Issue date:        2003-05-06
Updated on:        2003-05-06
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          redhat-config-network
Cross references:  
Obsoletes:         
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1. Topic:

An updated redhat-config-network package which fixes many bugs is now
available for Red Hat Linux 7.3.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.3 - i386

3. Problem description:

redhat-config-network is the network configuration tool for Red Hat Linux.
 It supports the configuration of Ethernet, Wireless, TokenRing, ADSL, ISDN
and PPP network connections.

Many bugs have been fixed in this updated package, including a bug where,
after upgrading the kernel, the "Add" button, as well as the "Internet
Configuration Wizard" no longer worked properly.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade.  Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated.  Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated.  Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains the
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network.  Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates.  To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

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

50327 - TB Conf.py:237:insertlinelist
67269 - TB Conf:445:initvars Malformed /etc/hosts file
65193 - TB Conf:507:initvars IndexError: list index out of range / nameservers
59017 - TB Conf:936:__setitem__
65471 - single quotes in provider name are not escaped correctly
65185 - TB Conf.py:258:read Conf.FileMissing: /etc/wvdial.conf does not exist.
65073 - TB NCHardwareList:288:save KeyError: options
70792 - TB NCDialup:258:load  ValueError: int() literal too large: 03520630451
75381 - TB ethernethardware:140:setup KeyError: description
76226 - TB ethernethardware:135:setup
76446 - TB EthernetHardwareDruid:118:setup
74979 - TB neat:770:on_dnsEditButton_clicked
66200 - overwrite /etc/resolv.conf no matter what.
74388 - xDSL timeouts insure frequent disconnects
64512 - TB neat-tui:110:setState
74305 - The Aliases value is not populated correctly when neat is used to specify a new entry into the hosts file.

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.3/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-config-network-1.0.4-2.src.rpm

i386:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.3/en/os/i386/redhat-config-network-1.0.4-2.i386.rpm



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                          Package Name
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40f51a562cb47449188d62d6c75aff70 7.3/en/os/SRPMS/redhat-config-network-1.0.4-2.src.rpm
67897497661f5c218ef1bdaaf445cde3 7.3/en/os/i386/redhat-config-network-1.0.4-2.i386.rpm


These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key is
available at http://www.redhat.com/solutions/security/news/publickey/

You can verify each package with the following command:
    
    rpm --checksig -v <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:
    
    md5sum <filename>

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <security redhat com>.  More contact
details at http://www.redhat.com/solutions/security/news/contact/

Copyright 2003 Red Hat, Inc.





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