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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: git-1.5.6.6-1.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-11650
2008-12-21 23:04:38
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Name        : git
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.5.6.6
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/
Summary     : Core git tools
Description :
Git is a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system with an
unusually rich command set that provides both high-level operations
and full access to internals.

The git rpm installs the core tools with minimal dependencies.  To
install all git packages, including tools for integrating with other
SCMs, install the git-all meta-package.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a local privilege escalation bug in gitweb.  For details:
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/103624    Additionally,
gitk has been added as a requirement of git-gui (bug 476308) and
perl(Net::SMTP::SSL) has been added as a requirement of git-send-email (bug
443615).
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Dec 20 2008 Todd Zullinger <tmz pobox com> 1.5.6.6-1
- git-1.5.6.6
- Fixes a local privilege escalation bug in gitweb
- Make git-email require perl(Net::SMTP::SSL) (bug 443615)
- Add gitk Requires to git-gui (bug 476308)
* Wed Oct 22 2008 Josh Boyer <jwboyer gmail com> 1.5.6.5-1
- git-1.5.6.5 (bug 458156)
* Mon May 26 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.5.2-1
- git-1.5.5.2
* Fri May 23 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> 1.5.5.1-1.1
- minor rebuild for sparc
* Mon Apr 21 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.5.1-1
- git-1.5.5.1
* Wed Apr  9 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.5-1
- git-1.5.5
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #477523 - git: gitweb local privilege escalation
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=477523
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update git' 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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