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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: squashfs-tools-4.2-5.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Thursday 13th December 2012 05:58:33 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-19203
2012-11-28 10:37:57
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Name        : squashfs-tools
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 4.2
Release     : 5.fc17
URL         : http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Utility for the creation of squashfs filesystems
Description :
Squashfs is a highly compressed read-only filesystem for Linux.  This
package
contains the utilities for manipulating squashfs filesystems.

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Update Information:

Backported fixes for bz 842458 (CVE-2012-4024) and bz 842460
(CVE-2012-4025)
Backported fix for bz 842458 (CVE-2012-4024)
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Nov 25 2012 Bruno Wolff III  - 4.2-5
- Backported fix for bz 842460 (CVE-2012-4025)
* Thu Nov 22 2012 Bruno Wolff III  - 4.2-4
- Backported fix for bz 842458 (CVE-2012-4024)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #842458 - CVE-2012-4024 squashfs-tools: remote arbitrary code
execution via crafted list file
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842458
  [ 2 ] Bug #842460 - CVE-2012-4025 squashfs-tools: integer overflow in
queue_init() may lead to abitrary code execution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842460
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update squashfs-tools' 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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