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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: git-1.6.0.6-4.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-6809
2009-06-23 20:26:59
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Name        : git
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.6.0.6
Release     : 4.fc9
URL         : http://git-scm.com/
Summary     : Core git tools
Description :
Git is a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system with an
unusually rich command set that provides both high-level operations
and full access to internals.

The git rpm installs the core tools with minimal dependencies.  To
install all git packages, including tools for integrating with other
SCMs, install the git-all meta-package.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a Denial of Service vulnerability in git-daemon.  It also
fixes minor issues when using git-cvsimport and the formatting of the git-daemon
xinetd service description.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Jun 19 2009 Todd Zullinger <tmz pobox com> - 1.6.0.6-4
- Fix git-daemon hang on invalid input (CVE-2009-2108, bug 505761)
- Ignore Branches output from cvsps-2.2b1 (bug 490602)
- Escape newline in git-daemon xinetd description (bug 502393)
* Mon Mar  2 2009 Todd Zullinger <tmz pobox com> - 1.6.0.6-3
- Enable parallel delta searching when packing objects (Roland McGrath)
- Consolidate build/install options in %make_git (Roland McGrath)
- Require perl(Authen::SASL) in git-email (bug 483062)
- Exclude vc-git.el from emacs-git (bug 479531)
- Change /srv/git to /var/lib/git
- Include docs in the git-daemon package
- Drop redundant libcurl Requires
- Update URL field
* Sat Dec 20 2008 Todd Zullinger <tmz pobox com> 1.6.0.6-1
- git-1.6.0.6
- Fixes a local privilege escalation bug in gitweb
  (http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/103624)
- Add gitk Requires to git-gui (bug 476308)
* Thu Dec 11 2008 Josh Boyer <jboyer gmail com> 1.6.0.5-1
- git-1.6.0.5
* Mon Nov 17 2008 Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org>
- switch from /srv/git to /var/lib/git-daemon for packaging rules compliance
* Fri Nov 14 2008 Josh Boyer <jwboyer gmail com> 1.6.0.4-1
- git-1.6.0.4
* Wed Oct 22 2008 Josh Boyer <jwboyer gmail com> 1.6.0.3-1
- git-1.6.0.3
- Drop curl requirement in favor of libcurl (bug 449388)
- Add requires for SMTP-SSL perl module to make git-send-email work (bug 443615)
* Thu Aug 28 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.6.0.1-1
- git-1.6.0.1
* Thu Jul 24 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.6-4
- git-1.5.6.4
* Thu Jun 19 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.6-1
- git-1.5.6
* Tue Jun  3 2008 Stepan Kasal <skasal redhat com> 1.5.5.3-2
- use tar.bz2 instead of tar.gz
* Wed May 28 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.5.3-1
- git-1.5.5.3
* Mon May 26 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.5.2-1
- git-1.5.5.2
* Fri May 23 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> 1.5.5.1-1.1
- minor rebuild for sparc
* Mon Apr 21 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.5.1-1
- git-1.5.5.1
* Wed Apr  9 2008 James Bowes <jbowes redhat com> 1.5.5-1
- git-1.5.5
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #505761 - CVE-2009-2108 git daemon Denial of Service with unknown "extra arg" information
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=505761
  [ 2 ] Bug #502393 - git-daemon's description is an incomplete sentence
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502393
  [ 3 ] Bug #490602 - git-cvsimport got noisy
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490602
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update git' 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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