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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: glib2-2.14.6-1.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-1533
2008-02-13 04:18:08
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Name        : glib2
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.14.6
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : http://www.gtk.org
Summary     : A library of handy utility functions
Description :
GLib is the low-level core library that forms the basis
for projects such as GTK+ and GNOME. It provides data structure
handling for C, portability wrappers, and interfaces for such runtime
functionality as an event loop, threads, dynamic loading, and an
object system.

This package provides version 2 of GLib.

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Update Information:

PCRE 7.6 fixed following bug:    A character class containing a very large
number of characters   with codepoints greater than 255 (in UTF-8 mode, of
course) caused a buffer overflow.    The GLib release 2.14.6 updates the
included copy of PCRE to version 7.6.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Feb  7 2008 Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> - 2.14.6-1
- Update to 2.14.6 (fixes a buffer overflow in PCRE)
* Mon Jan  7 2008 Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> - 2.14.5-1
- Update to 2.14.5
* Sat Nov 24 2007 Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> - 2.14.4-1
- Update to 2.14.4
* Wed Nov  7 2007 Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> - 2.14.3-1
- Update to 2.14.3, including a new version of PCRE that
  fixes several vulnerabilities
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #431660 - pcre: buffer overflow via large UTF-8 character class
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431660
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update glib2' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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