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[SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: perl-5.10.0-69.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-6033
2009-06-15 21:59:10
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Name        : perl
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 5.10.0
Release     : 69.fc11
URL         : http://www.perl.org/
Summary     : Practical Extraction and Report Language
Description :
Perl is a high-level programming language with roots in C, sed, awk
and shell scripting.  Perl is good at handling processes and files,
and is especially good at handling text.  Perl's hallmarks are
practicality and efficiency.  While it is used to do a lot of
different things, Perl's most common applications are system
administration utilities and web programming.  A large proportion of
the CGI scripts on the web are written in Perl.  You need the perl
package installed on your system so that your system can handle Perl
scripts.

Install this package if you want to program in Perl or enable your
system to handle Perl scripts.

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Update Information:

Off-by-one overflow in Compress::Raw::Zlib (CVE-2009-1391)
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Jun  8 2009 Marcela Mašláňová <mmaslano redhat com> - 4:5.10.0-69
- #504386 update of Compress::Raw::Zlib 2.020
- update File::Spec (PathTools) to 3.30
- fix #221113, $! wrongly set when EOF is reached
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #504386 - Buffer overflow in Compress::Raw::Zlib
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504386
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update perl' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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