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Fedora 7 Update: thinkfinger-0.3-6.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-2517
2007-10-24 07:14:29.865376
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Name        : thinkfinger
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 0.3
Release     : 6.fc7
URL         : http://thinkfinger.sourceforge.net
Summary     : A driver for the UPEK/SGS Thomson Microelectronics fingerprint reader
Description :
ThinkFinger is a driver for the UPEK/SGS Thomson Microelectronics fingerprint
reader (USB ID 0483:2016). The device is being found either as a standalone USB
device, built into USB keyboards or built into laptops.  The following laptop
vendors are using the device:

- Dell
- IBM/Lenovo
- Toshiba

Toshiba is shipping their laptops either with the UPEK/SGS Thomson
Microelectronics fingerprint reader or with a fingerprint reader built by
AuthenTec. The AuthenTec fingerprint reader is *not* supported by ThinkFinger.

SONY laptops with the UPEK/SGS Thomson Microelectronics fingerprint reader are
not supported.

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Update Information:

This update fixes the old bug causing sshd to crash upon an attempt to remotely login to a machine using thinkfinger.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Oct  9 2007 Julian Sikorski <belegdol[at]gmail[dot]com> - 0.3-6
- Fixed remote login sshd crash (RH #324181)
* Wed Sep 26 2007 Mike Bonnet <mikeb redhat com> - 0.3-5
- put fdi file in policy/ directory
* Wed Sep  5 2007 Julian Sikorski <belegdol[at]gmail[dot]com> - 0.3-4
- Patched to allow non-root users, making screensavers work. Patches by William Jon McCann and Mike Bonnet (RH #256107)
* Sun Aug 26 2007 Julian Sikorski <belegdol[at]gmail[dot]com> - 0.3-3
- Adjusted License tag as per latest guidelines
* Fri May 18 2007 Julian Sikorski <belegdol[at]gmail[dot]com> - 0.3-2
- Merged Jose Plans' changes (RH #237817)
* Fri Apr 13 2007 Julian Sikorski <belegdol[at]gmail[dot]com> - 0.3-1
- Updated to 0.3
- Added uinput loading snippet
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #324181 - thinkfinger causes sshd to segfault on every attempt to connect
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=324181
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Updated packages:

96a44abeeef8690866cb62d0f64da24e8944d17e thinkfinger-debuginfo-0.3-6.fc7.ppc64.rpm
8bb7d0564688a1eb0cb1099bac7fcef99e184f0a thinkfinger-0.3-6.fc7.ppc64.rpm
f2cb92e821936a5ad05cf1987725183dbcced7b7 thinkfinger-devel-0.3-6.fc7.ppc64.rpm
54a21ca374a3f328c336f0ae59f867163e95c4d6 thinkfinger-devel-0.3-6.fc7.i386.rpm
3652eef7c16e4e3ef5ed83dfe119d8359a277573 thinkfinger-0.3-6.fc7.i386.rpm
5032a05991a6bfb7da8389172ccc08a2a83d2df2 thinkfinger-debuginfo-0.3-6.fc7.i386.rpm
4613c978fba879c21448ff06c268c50b48aad8e2 thinkfinger-devel-0.3-6.fc7.x86_64.rpm
c0d8ec4946c3240676cad043715ffa1748a0e35c thinkfinger-debuginfo-0.3-6.fc7.x86_64.rpm
0bb65dc95d2dfd93cc9d0f350f2ac380bbad7ec1 thinkfinger-0.3-6.fc7.x86_64.rpm
eea93e85ca311a9d99b25b2ec975e67bd57d8b2e thinkfinger-0.3-6.fc7.ppc.rpm
aae8226a2f17090ccc0589f3d3b313d31404e5d4 thinkfinger-debuginfo-0.3-6.fc7.ppc.rpm
65da163a48c91d925317f90459e9e36b96a0df5b thinkfinger-devel-0.3-6.fc7.ppc.rpm
2c5ffc11307f23841d14a4ac2f0eb1b52357e5ed thinkfinger-0.3-6.fc7.src.rpm

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