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Fedora alert FEDORA-2013-4571 (libuser)

From:  updates@fedoraproject.org
To:  package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org
Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: libuser-0.58-3.fc18
Date:  Thu, 18 Apr 2013 02:46:59 +0000
Message-ID:  <20130418024659.CA5B2263FB@bastion01.phx2.fedoraproject.org>
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2013-4571 2013-03-30 21:01:23 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : libuser Product : Fedora 18 Version : 0.58 Release : 3.fc18 URL : https://fedorahosted.org/libuser/ Summary : A user and group account administration library Description : The libuser library implements a standardized interface for manipulating and administering user and group accounts. The library uses pluggable back-ends to interface to its data sources. Sample applications modeled after those included with the shadow password suite are included. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: This update fixes a TOCTOU race condition when copying and removing directory trees. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Fri Mar 15 2013 Hercinger Viktor <hercinger.viktor@gmail.com> - 0.58-3 - Fixed TOCTOU race condition when copying, removing or creating directory trees Resolves: #928846, CVE-2012-5630, CVE-2012-5644 * Mon Feb 4 2013 Miloslav Trma─Ź <mitr@redhat.com> - 0.58-2 - Always use secure_getenv() or __secure_getenv(), fail build if neither is available. Patch by Viktor Hercinger <vhercing@redhat.com>. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #884685 - CVE-2012-5630 libuser: TOCTOU race conditions by copying and removing directory trees https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=884685 [ 2 ] Bug #885724 - CVE-2012-5644 libuser: (Complete) Information disclosure when moving user's home directory https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=885724 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update libuser' 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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