[CentOS] Heads up: Bugged update xorg-x11-server-utils-7.1-5.el5_6.1 upcoming

Mon Apr 18 15:02:00 UTC 2011
Mihai T. Lazarescu <mtlagm at gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 04:45:46PM +0200, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:

> On Mon, 2011-04-18 at 15:56 +0200, Mihai T. Lazarescu wrote:
> > I confirm that the update crashes gnome-panel.  The panel bars
> > are displayed void of contents upon login.
> The gnome panel crashes are caused by the glibc update which is the main
> subject of that thread. This xorg-x11-server-utils is a different and
> perhaps not quite as severe issue as the one with glibc. This update
> breaks xrdb, the binary it is supposed to fix. No other binaries are
> affected, so it's the choice between a functional binary with a
> moderately severe vulnerability or a non functional binary.


You're perfectly right, sorry for messing things up.

I indeed updated glibc and nscd from the SL fix to restore
panel functionality.