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Fedora alert FEDORA-2012-7939 (openssl)

Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: openssl-1.0.0j-1.fc17
Date:  Tue, 29 May 2012 10:32:44 +0000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2012-7939 2012-05-16 19:25:53 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : openssl Product : Fedora 17 Version : 1.0.0j Release : 1.fc17 URL : Summary : A general purpose cryptography library with TLS implementation Description : The OpenSSL toolkit provides support for secure communications between machines. OpenSSL includes a certificate management tool and shared libraries which provide various cryptographic algorithms and protocols. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: This is new minor upstream update fixing moderate security issue CVE-2012-2333. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Tue May 15 2012 Tomas Mraz <> 1.0.0j-1 - new upstream release fixing CVE-2012-2333 - improper record length checking in DTLS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #820686 - CVE-2012-2333 openssl: record length handling integer underflow -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update openssl' 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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