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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: glib2-2.14.6-2.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-6025
2008-07-03 00:41:54
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Name        : glib2
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.14.6
Release     : 2.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:

This update fixes a heap-based overflow caused by incorrect option handling in
pcre (CVE-2008-2371)
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Jul  2 2008 Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> - 2.14.6-2
- Fix a heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE (CVE-2008-2371)
* 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 #452079 - CVE-2008-2371 pcre: heap overflow caused by incorrect option handling
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452079
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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/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
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