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Fedora: cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-3.fc2 update Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Fedora The recent update to cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-1.fc2 for security exploits revealed a package installation problem.

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : cyrus-imapd
Version     : 2.2.10
Release     : 3.fc2
Summary     : A high-performance mail server with IMAP, POP3, NNTP and SIEVE support.
Description :
The cyrus-imapd package contains the core of the Cyrus IMAP server.
It is a scaleable enterprise mail system designed for use from
small to large enterprise environments using standards-based
internet mail technologies.

A full Cyrus IMAP implementation allows a seamless mail and bulletin
board environment to be set up across multiple servers. It differs from
other IMAP server implementations in that it is run on "sealed"
servers, where users are not normally permitted to log in. The mailbox
database is stored in parts of the filesystem that are private to the
Cyrus IMAP server. All user access to mail is through software using
the IMAP, POP3, or KPOP protocols. TLSv1 and SSL are supported for

Update Information:

The recent update to cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-1.fc2 for security exploits
revealed a package installation problem. If the main configuration
files for cyrus-imapd


had been locally modified for site specific purposes those changes
could be overwritten when the new updated version is installed causing
the package to lose its local configuration and behavior. Actually,
the old version the configuration files should have been preserved in
backup copies with the .rpmsave extension if the config file in the
new rpm version was different from the version in the previous rpm.

If you upgraded to cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-1.fc2 you may want to
verify the contents of these configuration files against any .rpmsave
backup copies and copy over any configuration edits.

This version of the cyrus-imapd package is identical to
cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-1.fc2 with the single exception that those
configuration files are marked as "noreplace" which means rpm will not
replace them in favor of the new rpm version, instead it will preserve
the existing version of the config file and create a copy with the
extension .rpmnew, if and only if the config file changed. This is
more friendly to existing installations.

If you have not yet installed cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-1.fc2 we
suggest you skip that version of the package and install
cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-3.fc2 instead. This eliminates the
potential to lose configuration changes.

* Thu Dec 02 2004 John Dennis  2.2.10-3.fc2

- fix bug #141673, dup of bug #141470
  Also make cyrus.conf noreplace in addition to imapd.conf
  Remove the verify overrides on the noreplace config files,
  we do want config file changes visible when verifying

* Wed Dec 01 2004 John Dennis  2.2.10-2.fc2

- fix bug #141470, make imapd.conf a noreplace config file

This update can be downloaded from:

07e37e000efc8286da1caae2eaf16a9e  SRPMS/cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-3.fc2.src.rpm
ac6fad69bdcd6cc6727641642ce2250b  x86_64/cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-3.fc2.x86_64.rpm
5632556ef6c872db934f9da1a8811440  x86_64/cyrus-imapd-murder-2.2.10-3.fc2.x86_64.rpm
58deec1ff8ef046f46d42a7246a2282e  x86_64/cyrus-imapd-nntp-2.2.10-3.fc2.x86_64.rpm
0f8e3dff5ec429e3d6f2568d0ef78340  x86_64/cyrus-imapd-devel-2.2.10-3.fc2.x86_64.rpm
aea3c7cf9c4bedc9980cc937a43cab65  x86_64/perl-Cyrus-2.2.10-3.fc2.x86_64.rpm
8757b900b2de14212da75abccaf0cd03  x86_64/cyrus-imapd-utils-2.2.10-3.fc2.x86_64.rpm
261ca17e263f0cb72f6e0fee78ff2689  i386/cyrus-imapd-2.2.10-3.fc2.i386.rpm
633dfe833e60b23dcb391edcd906828e  i386/cyrus-imapd-murder-2.2.10-3.fc2.i386.rpm
4a7af88f6d98bad8fc159200530f879d  i386/cyrus-imapd-nntp-2.2.10-3.fc2.i386.rpm
aec3198cb835393f9f1cf4c8446d3f98  i386/cyrus-imapd-devel-2.2.10-3.fc2.i386.rpm
5967f6a1ebd4aba6516a16b1c28b5bbf  i386/perl-Cyrus-2.2.10-3.fc2.i386.rpm
fa8acb3e3eebc8b9d0d8f6c9120e86f7  i386/cyrus-imapd-utils-2.2.10-3.fc2.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.

John Dennis 

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