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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: dracut-018-60.git20120927.fc16
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Saturday 13th October 2012 00:22:41 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-14959
2012-09-28 07:58:06
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Name        : dracut
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 018
Release     : 60.git20120927.fc16
URL         : https://dracut.wiki.kernel.org/
Summary     : Initramfs generator using udev
Description :
Dracut contains tools to create a bootable initramfs for 2.6 Linux kernels.
Unlike existing implementations, dracut does hard-code as little as
possible
into the initramfs. Dracut contains various modules which are driven by the
event-based udev. Having root on MD, DM, LVM2, LUKS is supported as well as
NFS, iSCSI, NBD, FCoE with the dracut-network package.

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Update Information:

dracut-018-60.git20120927
- run dracut-shutdown.service before shutdown.target
Resolves: rhbz#840120
- do not create the initramfs world readable
Resolves: rhbz#859448
- mdraid: do the dracut shutdown, if a md raid is found
- mdraid: handle nested md raids
- mdraid: wait until devices are clean on shutdown
Resolves: rhbz#732297 rhbz#840562

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ChangeLog:

* Thu Sep 27 2012 Harald Hoyer  018-60.git20120927
- run dracut-shutdown.service before shutdown.target
Resolves: rhbz#840120
- do not create the initramfs world readable
Resolves: rhbz#859448
- mdraid: do the dracut shutdown, if a md raid is found
- mdraid: handle nested md raids
- mdraid: wait until devices are clean on shutdown
Resolves: rhbz#732297 rhbz#840562
* Wed Jun  6 2012 Harald Hoyer  018-55.git20120606
- update to F17 version
- support for /usr mounting in the initramfs
- better hostonly support
- faster image creation
* Mon Mar 26 2012 Harald Hoyer  013-22
- added convertfs dracut module
- added mdraid --offroot support
* Mon Jan 23 2012 Harald Hoyer  013-21
- include /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/modules.order
* Tue Dec 13 2011 Harald Hoyer  013-20
- do not wait for raid to be synced
Resolves: rhbz#757361
* Thu Nov 17 2011 Harald Hoyer  013-19
- fixed mdraid handling
Resolves: rhbz#751667
- fix cdrom polling
- support opening crypto devs with file
  support install_items in dracut.conf
Resolves: rhbz#751640
- include usb storage drivers
Resolves: rhbz#716799
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #859448 - CVE-2012-4453 dracut: Creates initramfs images with
world-readable permissions (information disclosure)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=859448
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update dracut' 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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