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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.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7293
2008-09-05 10:31:12
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Name        : yelp
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.20.0
Release     : 12.fc8
URL         : http://live.gnome.org/Yelp
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.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a format string vulnerability that was discovered in yelp
2.20.
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ChangeLog:

* 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
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #459487 - CVE-2008-3533 yelp: Invalid URI format string vulnerability (remote arbitrary code execution)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=459487
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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 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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