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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: enscript-1.6.4-9.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9351
2008-11-06 02:56:25
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Name        : enscript
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.6.4
Release     : 9.fc8
URL         : http://www.codento.com/people/mtr/genscript/
Summary     : A plain ASCII to PostScript converter.
Description :
GNU enscript is a free replacement for Adobe's Enscript
program. Enscript converts ASCII files to PostScript(TM) and spools
generated PostScript output to the specified printer or saves it to a
file. Enscript can be extended to handle different output media and
includes many options for customizing printouts.

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Update Information:

There were found various buffer overflows in enscript. This update fixes
CVE-2008-3863 and CVE-2008-4306
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Nov  3 2008 Adam Tkac <atkac redhat com> 1.6.4-9
- fixed various buffer overflows (CVE-2008-3863, CVE-2008-4306)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #466771 - CVE-2008-3863 enscript: "setfilename" special escape buffer overflow
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=466771
  [ 2 ] Bug #469311 - CVE-2008-4306 enscript: "font" special escape buffer overflows
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469311
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update enscript' 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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