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Fedora 8 Update: fail2ban-0.8.1-11.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-1678
2008-03-13 05:53:00
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Name        : fail2ban
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 0.8.1
Release     : 11.fc8
URL         : http://fail2ban.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Ban IPs that make too many password failures
Description :
Fail2ban scans log files like /var/log/pwdfail or
/var/log/apache/error_log and bans IP that makes too many password
failures. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address.

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Update Information:

This update moves the socket file out of /tmp to /var/run to comply with
standards and selinux policies.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jan 31 2008 Jonathan G. Underwood <jonathan underwood gmail com> - 0.8.1-11
- Move socket file from /tmp to /var/run to prevent SElinux from stopping
  fail2ban from starting (BZ #429281)
- Change logic in init file to start with -x to remove the socket file in case
  of unclean shutdown
- Remove unecessary requires of tcpwrappers and shorewall (BZ #244275)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #429281 - SElinux preventing fail2ban from starting
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429281
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update fail2ban' 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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