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Fedora Core 3 Update: alsa-lib-1.0.6-7.FC3 Print E-mail
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Posted by Joseph Shakespeare   
Fedora A flaw in the alsa mixer code was discovered, which disabled stack execution protection for the libasound.so library distributed with Fedora Core 3. The effect of this flaw resulted in stack execution protection, through NX or Exec-Shield, which was disabled for any application linked to libasound.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-042
2005-01-20
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Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : alsa-lib
Version     : 1.0.6
Release     : 7.FC3
Summary     : The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) library.
Description :
The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides audio and MIDI
functionality to the Linux operating system.

This package includes the ALSA runtime libraries to simplify application
programming and provide higher level functionality as well as support for
the older OSS API, providing binary compatibility for most OSS programs.

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Update Information:

A flaw in the alsa mixer code was discovered, which disabled stack
execution protection for the libasound.so library distributed with
Fedora Core 3. The effect of this flaw resulted in stack execution
protection, through NX or Exec-Shield, which was disabled for any
application linked to libasound.

Updated version of alsa-lib package sorts out this problem.

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* Tue Jan 18 2005 Martin Stransky  1.0.6-7.FC3

- rebuilt

* Mon Jan 10 2005 Martin Stransky  1.0.6-6.FC3

- fixed #144518 - alsa-lib disables stack protection for it's users


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

131cdd571208adc5a9a7b88ced3bfa55  SRPMS/alsa-lib-1.0.6-7.FC3.src.rpm
cccfefc8b2218dc10b58f4ba5af9a349  x86_64/alsa-lib-1.0.6-7.FC3.x86_64.rpm
6a7bcc6925d31d0b4668db3265def910  x86_64/alsa-lib-devel-1.0.6-7.FC3.x86_64.rpm
f742758ca98220f169c5127b0c4a7caa  x86_64/debug/alsa-lib-debuginfo-1.0.6-7.FC3.x86_64.rpm
1cec9e97fc7e5598a577f5d1c9faf8d5  x86_64/alsa-lib-1.0.6-7.FC3.i386.rpm
1cec9e97fc7e5598a577f5d1c9faf8d5  i386/alsa-lib-1.0.6-7.FC3.i386.rpm
e9b8cd1ceed062fc08b7eaa62c686c0e  i386/alsa-lib-devel-1.0.6-7.FC3.i386.rpm
be4e68055d0a568efc48a580f2535c6e  i386/debug/alsa-lib-debuginfo-1.0.6-7.FC3.i386.rpm

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