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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: util-linux-ng-2.13.1-2.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-3419
2008-04-29 20:31:44
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Name        : util-linux-ng
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.13.1
Release     : 2.fc8
URL         : ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng
Summary     : A collection of basic system utilities
Description :
The util-linux-ng package contains a large variety of low-level system
utilities that are necessary for a Linux system to function. Among
others, Util-linux contains the fdisk configuration tool and the login
program.

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ChangeLog:

* Tue Apr 22 2008 Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> 2.13.1-2
- fix audit log injection attack via login
* Wed Jan 16 2008 Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> 2.13.1-1
- upgrade to stable util-linux-ng 2.13.1
- fix #427874 - util-linux-ng gets "excess command line argument" on update
* Thu Jan  3 2008 Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> 2.13-3.2
- fix #427207 - util-linux-ng-2.13-3.1.fc8.src.rpm not rebuilded
* Wed Dec  5 2007 Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> 2.13-3.1
- fix #409551 - hwclock: check for ENODEV (upstream patch)
- fix #408391 - setarch: add missing alpha subarchs (upstream patch)
- mkswap: possible to crash with SELinux relabeling support (upstream patch)
- mount: don't call canonicalize(SPEC) for cifs, smbfs and nfs (upstream patch)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #443925 - CVE-2008-1926 util-linux: audit log injection via login
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=443925
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update util-linux-ng' 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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