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Fedora alert FEDORA-2012-17290 (mcrypt)

From:  updates@fedoraproject.org
To:  package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org
Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: mcrypt-2.6.8-10.fc17
Date:  Thu, 08 Nov 2012 01:59:21 +0000
Message-ID:  <20121108015921.E43A521094@bastion01.phx2.fedoraproject.org>
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2012-17290 2012-10-31 02:14:32 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : mcrypt Product : Fedora 17 Version : 2.6.8 Release : 10.fc17 URL : http://mcrypt.sourceforge.net/ Summary : Replacement for crypt() Description : MCrypt is a replacement for the old crypt() package and crypt(1) command, with extensions. It allows developers to use a wide range of encryption functions, without making drastic changes to their code. It allows users to encrypt files or data streams without having to be cryptographers. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: Apply workaround for CVE-2012-4527. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Tue Oct 30 2012 Tom Callaway <spot@fedoraproject.org> - 2.6.8-10 - apply workaround patch for CVE-2012-4527 Thanks to Attila Bogar and Nobuhiro Iwamatsu * Fri Sep 7 2012 Tom Callaway <spot@fedoraproject.org> - 2.6.8-9 - don't try to use gaa * Fri Sep 7 2012 Tom Callaway <spot@fedoraproject.org> - 2.6.8-8 - apply fix for CVE-2012-4409 (thanks to Raphael Geissert) * Fri Aug 17 2012 Tom Callaway <spot@fedoraproject.org> - 2.6.8-7 - fix typos in manpage * Thu Jul 19 2012 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng@lists.fedoraproject.org> - 2.6.8-6 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Mass_Rebuild -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #867790 - CVE-2012-4527 mcrypt: stack-based buffer overflow by encryption / decryption of overly long file names https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=867790 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update mcrypt' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/. 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 https://fedoraproject.org/keys -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/package-...


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