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[SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: merkaartor-0.14-2.fc12



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-13196
2009-12-16 00:19:07
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Name        : merkaartor
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 0.14
Release     : 2.fc12
URL         : http://www.merkaartor.org
Summary     : Qt-Based OpenStreetMap editor
Description :
Merkaartor is a small editor for OpenStreetMap available under the
GNU General Public License and developed  using the Qt toolkit.

It has some unique features like anti-aliased displaying,
transparent display of map features like roads and curved roads.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a possible symlink attack on the debug log merkaartor.log by
no longer writing it out by default.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Dec 10 2009 Sven Lankes <sven lank es> - 0.14-2
- Write log to /dev/null unless specified (bz# 544284)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #544284 - CVE-2009-4193 Merkaartor: System files integrity break-out via symlink attack on log file
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=544284
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update merkaartor' 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
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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