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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: apache-commons-daemon-1.0.7-1.fc15
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Friday 26th August 2011 19:04:45 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-10936
2011-08-17 00:09:00
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Name        : apache-commons-daemon
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 1.0.7
Release     : 1.fc15
URL         : http://commons.apache.org/daemon
Summary     : Defines API to support an alternative invocation mechanism
Description :
The scope of this package is to define an API in line with the current
Java Platform APIs to support an alternative invocation mechanism
which could be used instead of the public static void main(String[])
method.  This specification covers the behavior and life cycle of what
we define as Java daemons, or, in other words, non interactive
Java applications.

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Update Information:

This update fixes several bugs and also security issue CVE-2011-2729.

Users are encouraged to update as soon as possible.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Aug 15 2011 Stanislav Ochotnicky  - 1.0.7-1
- Update to latest upstream (1.0.7)
- Fix CVE-2011-2729
* Wed Jul 20 2011 Stanislav Ochotnicky  - 1.0.6-1
- Update to latest upstream (1.0.6)
- Cleanups according to new guidelines
* Mon May  9 2011 Stanislav Ochotnicky  - 1.0.5-5
- Use mvn-rpmbuild instead of mvn-local (changes in maven)
* Wed May  4 2011 Dan HorĂ¡k  - 1.0.5-4
- updated the s390x patch
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #730400 - CVE-2011-2729 jakarta-commons-daemon: jsvc does not
drop capabilities allowing access to files and directories owned by the
superuser
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730400
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update apache-commons-daemon' 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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