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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: perl-Proc-ProcessTable-0.48-1.fc18
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Friday 2nd August 2013 22:02:25 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-13635
2013-07-25 22:56:30
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Name        : perl-Proc-ProcessTable
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 0.48
Release     : 1.fc18
URL         : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Proc-ProcessTable/
Summary     : Perl extension to access the Unix process table
Description :
Perl interface to the Unix process table.

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Update Information:

This update, to the current upstream maintenance release, fixes numerous
bugs (as mentioned in the package changelog), including unsafe usage of
/tmp when caching is enabled (CVE-2011-4363), which could allow an attacker
to overwrite arbitrary files due to a race condition.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Jul 24 2013 Paul Howarth  - 0.48-1
- Update to 0.48
  - Make module thread-safe on linux (CPAN RT#38709)
  - New constructor flag enable_ttys, which when set to 0 disables
traversing
    the device tree
  - New maintainer JSWARTZ
  - Fix reading process command lines (CPAN RT#51470)
  - Fixes for non-threaded perls (CPAN RT#41397, CPAN RT#46861, CPAN
RT#58236)
  - Fix file descriptor leak (CPAN RT#69397)
  - Fix unsafe use of /tmp (CPAN RT#72862, CVE-2011-4363)
  - Various fixes for non-linux operating systems
  - Fix byte order tag in cache file (CPAN RT#72862)
  - Fixes to stay accurate on machines with many CPUs (CPAN RT#82175), to
    include system time into calculations (CPAN RT#80391) and others
    (CPAN RT#81312, CPAN RT#82175 and CPAN RT#80391)
  - Fix unknown process states for debian kernels (CPAN RT#71976)
  - Added tests
- Drop ARG_MAX patch, no longer needed
- Don't use macros for commands
- Don't need to remove empty directories from the buildroot
- Don't ship empty TODO file
- Drop %defattr, redundant since rpm 4.4
- Specify all dependencies
- Add %{?perl_default_filter}
* Thu Jul 18 2013 Petr Pisar  - 0.44-14
- Perl 5.18 rebuild
* Thu Feb 14 2013 Fedora Release Engineering
 - 0.44-13
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_19_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #758866 - CVE-2011-4363 perl-Proc-ProcessTable: unsafe
temporary file usage
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=758866
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update perl-Proc-ProcessTable' 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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