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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: fail2ban-0.8.10-1.fc18
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Friday 28th June 2013 06:15:49 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-10806
2013-06-14 00:54:27
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Name        : fail2ban
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 0.8.10
Release     : 1.fc18
URL         : http://fail2ban.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Ban IPs that make too many password failures
Description :
Fail2ban scans log files like /var/log/pwdfail or
/var/log/apache/error_log and bans IP that makes too many password
failures. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address.

To use the hostsdeny and shorewall actions you must install tcp_wrappers
and shorewall respectively.

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Update Information:

Fail2Ban 0.8.10 addresses a possible remote denial of service attack when
using the supplied apache- filters.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Jun 12 2013 Orion Poplawski  - 0.8.10-1
- Update to 0.8.10 security release
- Use upstream provided systemd files
- Drop upstreamed patches, rebase log2syslog and notmp patches
* Fri Mar 15 2013 Orion Poplawski  - 0.8.8-4
- Use systemd init for Fedora 19+ (bug #883158)
* Thu Feb 14 2013 Orion Poplawski  - 0.8.8-3
- Add patch from upstream to fix module imports (Bug #892365)
- Add patch from upstream to UTF-8 characters in syslog (Bug #905097)
- Drop Requires: tcp_wrappers and shorewall (Bug #781341)
* Fri Jan 18 2013 Orion Poplawski  - 0.8.8-2
- Add patch to prevent sshd blocks of successful logins for systems that
use
  sssd or ldap
* Mon Dec 17 2012 Orion Poplawski  - 0.8.8-1
- Update to 0.8.8 (CVE-2012-5642 Bug #887914)
* Thu Oct 11 2012 Orion Poplawski  - 0.8.7.1-1
- Update to 0.8.7.1
- Drop fd_cloexec, pyinotify, and examplemail patches fixed upstream
- Rebase sshd and notmp patches
- Use _initddir macro
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #973756 - CVE-2013-2178 fail2ban: remote denial of service due
to apache log parsing issue
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=973756
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update fail2ban' 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
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