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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 14 Update: util-linux-ng-2.18-4.8.fc14
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Monday 7th February 2011 19:53:27 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-0854
2011-01-28 18:50:31
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Name        : util-linux-ng
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 2.18
Release     : 4.8.fc14
URL         : ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng
Summary     : A collection of basic system utilities
Description :
The util-linux-ng package contains a large variety of low-level system
utilities that are necessary for a Linux system to function. Among
others, Util-linux contains the fdisk configuration tool and the login
program.

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Update Information:

util-linux-ng update with fixes for mount/umount required by the fuse fix
for CVE-2010-3879 (properly working --no-canonicalize and --fake options).
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jan 27 2011 Karel Zak  2.18-4.8
- fix #651183, CVE-2010-3879, fix --no-canonicalize, necessary for fuse
* Wed Jan 12 2011 Karel Zak  2.18-4.7
- improve raid member detection on patitioned raid devices (#543749)
* Thu Nov 25 2010 Karel Zak  2.18-4.6
- backport upstream patch to fix wipefs(8) for LUKS
- backport upstream patch to fix blkid cache usage
* Fri Nov 19 2010 Karel Zak  2.18-4.5
- fix #563267 - Remount fails if current mount used the "context" option
* Wed Oct 27 2010 Karel Zak  2.18-4.4
- fix #645640 - new "-s" parameter parsing in agetty does not work
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #673254 - CVE-2010-3879 fuse: unprivileged user can unmount
arbitrary locations via symlink attack [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=673254
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update util-linux-ng' 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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