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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: mcrypt-2.6.8-10.fc16
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Thursday 8th November 2012 01:52:46 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-17318
2012-10-31 02:16:26
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Name        : mcrypt
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 2.6.8
Release     : 10.fc16
URL         : http://mcrypt.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Replacement for crypt()
Description :
MCrypt is a replacement for the old crypt() package and crypt(1) command,
with extensions. It allows developers to use a wide range of encryption
functions, without making drastic changes to their code. It allows users
to encrypt files or data streams without having to be cryptographers.

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Update Information:

Apply workaround for CVE-2012-4527.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Oct 30 2012 Tom Callaway  - 2.6.8-10
- apply workaround patch for CVE-2012-4527
  Thanks to Attila Bogar and Nobuhiro Iwamatsu
* Fri Sep  7 2012 Tom Callaway  - 2.6.8-9
- don't try to use gaa
* Fri Sep  7 2012 Tom Callaway  - 2.6.8-8
- apply fix for CVE-2012-4409 (thanks to Raphael Geissert)
* Fri Aug 17 2012 Tom Callaway  - 2.6.8-7
- fix typos in manpage
* Thu Jul 19 2012 Fedora Release Engineering
 - 2.6.8-6
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Mass_Rebuild
* Fri Jan 13 2012 Fedora Release Engineering
 - 2.6.8-5
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_17_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #867790 - CVE-2012-4527 mcrypt: stack-based buffer overflow by
encryption / decryption of overly long file names
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=867790
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update mcrypt' 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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