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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: libgadu-1.8.2-1.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9293
2008-10-30 11:49:26
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Name        : libgadu
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.8.2
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://toxygen.net/libgadu/
Summary     : A Gadu-gadu protocol compatible communications library
Description :
libgadu is intended to make it easy to add Gadu-Gadu communication
support to your software.

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Update Information:

Security fix for denial of service (crash) via a contact description with a
large length, which triggers a buffer over-read.  Successful exploitation would
require a man-in-the-middle attack or hacking the Gadu-Gadu servers. No known
exploits.
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Oct 26 2008 Dominik Mierzejewski <rpm greysector net> 1.8.2-1
- updated to 1.8.2 (security update)
- preserve timestamps during make install
- put defattr at the top of files section (fixes rpmlint error)
* Wed Jun 18 2008 Dominik Mierzejewski <rpm greysector net> 1.8.1-1
- updated to 1.8.1
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #468830 - libgadu: contact description buffer overrun vulnerability
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468830
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libgadu' 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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