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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: nut-2.6.3-4.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Friday 15th June 2012 00:33:44 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-8694
2012-06-01 16:17:44
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Name        : nut
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 2.6.3
Release     : 4.fc17
URL         : http://www.networkupstools.org/
Summary     : Network UPS Tools
Description :
These programs are part of a developing project to monitor the assortment
of UPSes that are found out there in the field. Many models have serial
ports of some kind that allow some form of state checking. This
capability has been harnessed where possible to allow for safe shutdowns,
live status tracking on web pages, and more.

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Update Information:

fix heap-based buffer overflow due improper processing of non-printable
characters in random network data (CVE-2012-2944)
- no change, just updated release number to fix upgrade path
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ChangeLog:

* Thu May 31 2012 Michal Hlavinka  - 2.6.3-3
- fix heap-based buffer overflow due improper processing of non-printable 
  characters in random network data (CVE-2012-2944)
* Mon May 28 2012 Michal Hlavinka  - 2.6.3-3
- bump release nubmer to fix upgrade path
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #826489 - CVE-2012-2944 nut: Heap-based buffer overflow due
improper processing of non-printable characters in random network data
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=826489
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update nut' 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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