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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: tk-8.4.17-2.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-1122
2008-02-05 23:14:30
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Name        : tk
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 8.4.17
Release     : 2.fc8
URL         : http://tcl.sourceforge.net
Summary     : The graphical toolkit for the Tcl scripting language
Description :
When paired with the Tcl scripting language, Tk provides a fast and powerful
way to create cross-platform GUI applications.

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Update Information:

The new version of tk, which brings some bug fixes f.e. better functionality on
64bits.    Fixed security issue - buffer overflow in gif parsing.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Jan 28 2008 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano redhat com> - 1:8.4.17-2
- attached upstream patch
- similar to CVE-2006-4484, problem with GIF again #430100
* Wed Jan 23 2008 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano redhat com> - 1:8.4.17-1
- update 8.4.17
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #431518 - CVE-2008-0553 tk: GIF handling buffer overflow
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431518
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update tk' 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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