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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: python-paste-script-1.7.5-4.fc16
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Friday 6th April 2012 21:25:30 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-2418
2012-02-25 07:55:25
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Name        : python-paste-script
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 1.7.5
Release     : 4.fc16
URL         : http://pythonpaste.org/script
Summary     : A pluggable command-line frontend
Description :
Paster is pluggable command-line frontend, including commands to setup
package
file layouts

Built-in features:

 * Creating file layouts for packages.
   For instance a setuptools-ready file layout.
 * Serving up web applications, with configuration based on paste.deploy

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Update Information:

This update fixes a security flaw with Paster that prevents it from
properly dropping privileges when run as root.

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ChangeLog:

* Mon Feb 27 2012 Luke Macken  - 1.7.5-4
- Remove the conflicting tests module (#797813)
* Thu Feb 23 2012 Luke Macken  - 1.7.5-3
- Apply a patch from upstream to fix a security issue when running Paster
as
  root (#796790)
* Sat Jan 14 2012 Fedora Release Engineering
 - 1.7.5-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_17_Mass_Rebuild
* Tue Nov  8 2011 Luke Macken  - 1.7.5-1
- Update to 1.7.5
* Fri Oct 28 2011 Luke Macken  - 1.7.4.2-1
- Update to 1.7.4.2
- Update the unbundle patch
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #796790 - CVE-2012-0878 python-paste-script: Supplementary
groups not dropped when started an application with "paster serve" as root
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=796790
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update python-paste-script' 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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