FSA/FC6/FEDORA-2007-538

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[SECURITY] Fedora Core 6 Update: file-4.21-1.fc6

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-538
2007-06-11
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Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : file
Version     : 4.21
Release     : 1.fc6
Summary     : A utility for determining file types.
Description :
The file command is used to identify a particular file according to the
type of data contained by the file.  File can identify many different
file types, including ELF binaries, system libraries, RPM packages, and
different graphics formats.

You should install the file package, since the file command is such a
useful utility.

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Update Information:

This update should provide latest upstream version (4.21)
and should contain fix for CVE-2007-2799.
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* Mon May 28 2007 Martin Bacovsky <mbacovsk@redhat.com> - 4.21-1
- upgrade to new upstream 4.21
- resolves: #241034: CVE-2007-2799 file integer overflow

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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/6/

f57bc94e34d2ee1878df3f888752bf505c635296  SRPMS/file-4.21-1.fc6.src.rpm
f57bc94e34d2ee1878df3f888752bf505c635296  noarch/file-4.21-1.fc6.src.rpm
862ff9ddac096cc96f9fd7fb766cfe82e0eff8c8  ppc/file-4.21-1.fc6.ppc.rpm
f57b30a40a3470c7e771a29c5f1a686293759639  ppc/debug/file-debuginfo-4.21-1.fc6.ppc.rpm
88c8f8086e8ae3f848bd2d6a4addf5af5e9dd864  x86_64/debug/file-debuginfo-4.21-1.fc6.x86_64.rpm
450d0a9de957400beb77002aa11943c4f45b9914  x86_64/file-4.21-1.fc6.x86_64.rpm
3cc14205bfc45b9f1d4bec4a96afee6dac7ffb69  i386/debug/file-debuginfo-4.21-1.fc6.i386.rpm
624e76ad580f3749f8afe00f04fc79bf25327e5c  i386/file-4.21-1.fc6.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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