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Fedora 8 Update: yelp-2.20.0-12.fc8 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update fixes a format string vulnerability that was discovered in yelp 2.20.
Fedora Update Notification
2008-09-05 10:31:12

Name        : yelp
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.20.0
Release     : 12.fc8
URL         :
Summary     : A system documentation reader from the Gnome project
Description :
Yelp is the Gnome 2 help/documentation browser. It is designed
to help you browse all the documentation on your system in
one central tool.

Update Information:

This update fixes a format string vulnerability that was discovered in yelp

* Mon Aug 25 2008 Matthew Barnes  - 2.20.0-12
- Add patch for RH bug #459487 (format string vulnerability).
* Tue Jul 15 2008 Christopher Aillon  - 2.20.0-11
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Wed Jul  2 2008 Christopher Aillon  - 2.20.0-10
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Wed Apr 16 2008 Christopher Aillon  - 2.20.0-9
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Tue Mar 25 2008 Christopher Aillon  - 2.20.0-8
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Fri Feb  8 2008 Christopher Aillon  - 2.20.0-7
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Christopher Aillon  - 2.20.0-6
- Rebuild against newer gecko
* Mon Nov  5 2007 Matthias Clasen  - 2.20.0-5
- Fix a crash in search (#361041)
* Mon Nov  5 2007 Martin Stransky  - 2.20.0-4
- Rebuild against new firefox
* Sun Nov  4 2007 Matthias Clasen  - 2.20.0-3
- Fix a crash when loading the rarian docs

  [ 1 ] Bug #459487 - CVE-2008-3533 yelp: Invalid URI format string vulnerability (remote arbitrary code execution)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update yelp' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

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

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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