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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: blam-1.8.3-13.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-1535
2008-02-13 04:18:18
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Name        : blam
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.8.3
Release     : 13.fc8
URL         : http://www.cmartin.tk/blam.html
Summary     : An RSS/RDF feed reader
Description :
Blam is a tool that helps you keep track of the growing
number of news feeds distributed as RSS. Blam lets you
subscribe to any number of feeds and provides an easy to
use and clean interface to stay up to date

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Update Information:

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.    Several flaws were found in
the way Firefox processed certain malformed web content. A webpage containing
malicious content could cause Firefox to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary
code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2008-0412, CVE-2008-0413, CVE-2008-0415,
CVE-2008-0419)    Several flaws were found in the way Firefox displayed
malformed web content. A webpage containing specially-crafted content could
trick a user into surrendering sensitive information. (CVE-2008-0591,
CVE-2008-0593)    A flaw was found in the way Firefox stored password data. If a
user saves login information for a malicious website, it could be possible to
corrupt the password database, preventing the user from properly accessing saved
password data. (CVE-2008-0417)    A flaw was found in the way Firefox handles
certain chrome URLs. If a user has certain extensions installed, it could allow
a malicious website to steal sensitive session data. Note: this flaw does not
affect a default installation of Firefox. (CVE-2008-0418)    A flaw was found in
the way Firefox saves certain text files. If a website offers a file of type
"plain/text", rather than "text/plain", Firefox will not show future
"text/plain" content to the user in the browser, forcing them to save those
files locally to view the content. (CVE-2008-0592)     Users of firefox are
advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain updated packages to
resolve these issues.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Feb  8 2008 Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> - 1.8.3-13
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> - 1.8.3-12
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Thu Nov 22 2007 Peter Gordon <peter thecodergeek com> - 1.8.3-11
- Fix CVE-2005-4790 (bug 252294).
* Tue Nov 13 2007 Peter Gordon <peter thecodergeek com> - 1.8.3-10
- Rebuild for new Gecko (Firefox 2.0.0.9).
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #431732 - CVE-2008-0412 Mozilla layout engine crashes
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431732
  [ 2 ] Bug #431733 - CVE-2008-0413 Mozilla javascript engine crashes
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431733
  [ 3 ] Bug #432040 - CVE-2008-0414 mozilla: multiple file input focus stealing vulnerabilities
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432040
  [ 4 ] Bug #431739 - CVE-2008-0415 Mozilla arbitrary code execution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431739
  [ 5 ] Bug #431742 - CVE-2008-0417 Mozilla arbitrary code execution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431742
  [ 6 ] Bug #431748 - CVE-2008-0418 Mozilla chrome: directory traversal
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431748
  [ 7 ] Bug #431749 - CVE-2008-0419 Mozilla arbitrary code execution
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431749
  [ 8 ] Bug #431751 - CVE-2008-0591 Mozilla information disclosure flaw
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431751
  [ 9 ] Bug #431752 - CVE-2008-0592 Mozilla text file mishandling
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431752
  [ 10 ] Bug #431756 - CVE-2008-0593 Mozilla URL token stealing flaw
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431756
  [ 11 ] Bug #432036 - CVE-2008-0594 mozilla: web forgery warning may not be displayed
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432036
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update blam' 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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