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[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: fail2ban-0.8.0-9.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-0621
2007-06-21 13:07:14.659284
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Name        : fail2ban
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 0.8.0
Release     : 9.fc7
Summary     : Ban IPs that make too many password failures
Description :
Fail2ban scans log files like /var/log/pwdfail or
/var/log/apache/error_log and bans IP that makes too many password
failures. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address.

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Update Information:

This update closes a remote log injection bug which could lead to a DOS attack.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jun 21 2007 Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm ATrpms net> - 0.8.0-9
- Fix remote log injection (no CVE assignment yet).
* Sun Jun  3 2007 Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm ATrpms net> - 0.8.0-8
- Also trigger on non-AllowUsers failures (Jonathan Underwood
  <jonathan underwood gmail com>).
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #244942
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=244942
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Updated packages:

8548e0a069cb036f5096c5b78bdf94b448d5650a fail2ban-0.8.0-9.fc7.noarch.rpm
4c897d1932bd99895a0be849d8aeb8222d7c5e53 fail2ban-0.8.0-9.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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