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Fedora alert FEDORA-2012-0916 (bip)

Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: bip-0.8.8-2.fc15
Date:  Sat, 04 Feb 2012 05:27:58 +0000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2012-0916 2012-01-25 21:58:19 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : bip Product : Fedora 15 Version : 0.8.8 Release : 2.fc15 URL : Summary : IRC Bouncer Description : Bip is an IRC proxy, which means it keeps connected to your preferred IRC servers, can store the logs for you, and even send them back to your IRC client(s) upon connection. You may want to use bip to keep your logfiles (in a unique format and on a unique computer) whatever your client is, when you connect from multiple workstations, or when you simply want to have a playback of what was said while you were away. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: Add upstream patch to fix buffer overflow with too many open fd's -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Tue Jan 24 2012 Brian C. Lane <> - 0.8.8-2 - Upstream patch to fix buffer overflow with too many open fd's (#784301) - Switched spec to use git to apply patches * Thu Nov 17 2011 Brian C. Lane <> - 0.8.8-1 - Update to upstream version 0.8.8 - Call systemd-tmpfiles to create the pid directory * Thu Jun 2 2011 Darryl L. Pierce <> - 0.8.7-2 - Create file: /etc/tmpfiles.d/bip.conf - Fixes #707294 - /var/run/bip on tmpfs -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #784299 - CVE-2012-0806 bip: Stack-based buffer overflow when processing connection events -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update bip' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list

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