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[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: wesnoth-1.2.7-1.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-2496
2007-10-11 22:54:42.169869
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Name        : wesnoth
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 1.2.7
Release     : 1.fc7
URL         : http://www.wesnoth.org
Summary     : Turn-based strategy game with a fantasy theme
Description :
The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based strategy game with a fantasy theme.

Build up a great army, gradually turning raw recruits into hardened
veterans. In later games, recall your toughest warriors and form a deadly
host against whom none can stand. Choose units from a large pool of
specialists, and hand-pick a force with the right strengths to fight well
on different terrains against all manner of opposition.

Fight to regain the throne of Wesnoth, of which you are the legitimate
heir, or use your dread power over the Undead to dominate the land of
mortals, or lead your glorious Orcish tribe to victory against the humans
who dared despoil your lands. Wesnoth has many different sagas waiting to
be played out. You can create your own custom units, and write your own
scenarios--or even full-blown campaigns. You can also challenge your
friends--or strangers--and fight multi-player epic fantasy battles.

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Update Information:

Security fix release: A malicious user could send a long chat message with multibyte characters, the server would truncate the message on a fixed length, without paying attention to the multibyte characters. This led to invalid utf-8 on the client and an uncaught exception was thrown.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Oct  9 2007 Brian Pepple <bpepple fedoraproject org> - 1.2.7-1
- Update to 1.2.7. Fixes #324841 (CVE-2007-3917)
* Sat Jul 28 2007 Brian Pepple <bpepple fedoraproject org> - 1.2.6-1
- Update to 1.2.6.
* Sat Jun 16 2007 Brian Pepple <bpepple fedoraproject org> - 1.2.5-2
- Drop wmlxgettext.
- Update to 1.2.5.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #324841 - CVE-2007-3917 Buffer overflow in wesnoth triggerable by UTF-8 chat message
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=324841
  [ 2 ] CVE-2007-3917
        http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3917
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Updated packages:

86fa718f30baadcf52679f8b23b384837b451033 wesnoth-server-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
00b19cfeffebfbc84628aa75af3370d116470f04 wesnoth-debuginfo-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
51c728a81880f7f121bdff5857832428d2453297 wesnoth-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
6e3f912d8f6e888f5f6d4ca84df7e82780e8eb79 wesnoth-tools-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
fc41769352b116b2f35864af7ae18862b23e80c2 wesnoth-debuginfo-1.2.7-1.fc7.i386.rpm
a2ce210c91148fac50ba45f7c24c076a9f093321 wesnoth-tools-1.2.7-1.fc7.i386.rpm
bbdfaca0653bb6f91ef768895d9720085022531d wesnoth-server-1.2.7-1.fc7.i386.rpm
3984143fce4a6dda00c6727fb3e0d3078c060b5a wesnoth-1.2.7-1.fc7.i386.rpm
05efbcfbb82e65d3fcc97e577f00bfc94d3dc87c wesnoth-1.2.7-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
507ce62d6fee103d3a2265ccf33a0dfafcc24546 wesnoth-debuginfo-1.2.7-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
0a055ea8a91b1b81cc25a7c3005d8794f581897a wesnoth-tools-1.2.7-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
a96ae74484286aab773b41cb36cfca8c4537b213 wesnoth-server-1.2.7-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
f6ee0603946fe50fcf332536dd70deb18db30d4c wesnoth-debuginfo-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
7a2b12e84b8fd584a3845c36ac1d8f251f55a410 wesnoth-tools-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
09f216ddf5cc21d2bbf0dbe6bbb44c17876aa6c7 wesnoth-server-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
23770542db222b2d849100d83dd8b5c285d074fa wesnoth-1.2.7-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
dd90f7d33b4827d3bf6fb6b3b67f7b90a166928d wesnoth-1.2.7-1.fc7.src.rpm

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