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Fedora 11 Update: cpio-2.9.90-6.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-12462
2009-12-02 04:02:17
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Name        : cpio
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 2.9.90
Release     : 6.fc11
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/
Summary     : A GNU archiving program
Description :
GNU cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive.  Archives
are files which contain a collection of other files plus information
about them, such as their file name, owner, timestamps, and access
permissions.  The archive can be another file on the disk, a magnetic
tape, or a pipe.  GNU cpio supports the following archive formats:  binary,
old ASCII, new ASCII, crc, HPUX binary, HPUX old ASCII, old tar and POSIX.1
tar.  By default, cpio creates binary format archives, so that they are
compatible with older cpio programs.  When it is extracting files from
archives, cpio automatically recognizes which kind of archive it is reading
and can read archives created on machines with a different byte-order.

Install cpio if you need a program to manage file archives.

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Update Information:

- fix buffer overflow detection by fortify sources (#542389)
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Dec  1 2009 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> 2.9.90-6
- fix buffer overflow detection by fortify sources (#542389)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #542389 - cpio crashes with buffer overflow when creating an ustar archive
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542389
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update cpio' 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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