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[SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: git-1.6.0.6-1.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-11678
2008-12-21 23:04:58
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Name        : git
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.6.0.6
Release     : 1.fc10
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    There are also
a number of bugs fixed upstream.  For details, see the upstream release notes:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/RelNotes-1.6.0.6.txt    Gitk has
been added as a requirement of git-gui (bug 476308)  Update to 1.6.0.5 to pick
up a number of smaller bugfixes from upstream
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Dec 20 2008 Todd Zullinger <tmz pobox com> 1.6.0.6-1
- git-1.6.0.6
- Fixes a local privilege escalation bug in gitweb
  (http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/103624)
- Add gitk Requires to git-gui (bug 476308)
* Thu Dec 11 2008 Josh Boyer <jboyer gmail com> 1.6.0.5-1
- git-1.6.0.5
* Mon Nov 17 2008 Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org>
- switch from /srv/git to /var/lib/git-daemon for packaging rules compliance
* Fri Nov 14 2008 Josh Boyer <jwboyer gmail com> 1.6.0.4-1
- git-1.6.0.4
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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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