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Fedora 9 Update: xastir-1.9.2-9.fc9 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Multiple insecure temporary file usage flaws were identified in the get- maptools.sh and get_shapelib.sh scripts shipped in xastir packages. As those scripts are not needed with Fedora-distributed xastir packages (they automate installation of libraries used by xastir, which are provided in the Fedora archive in the pre-packaged RPM format), they were removed.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7541
2008-09-05 10:50:44
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Name        : xastir
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.9.2
Release     : 9.fc9
URL         : http://www.xastir.org
Summary     : Amateur Station Tracking and Reporting system for amateur radio
Description :
Xastir is a graphical application that interfaces HAM radio
and internet access to realtime mapping software.

Install XASTIR if you are interested in APRS(tm) and HAM radio
software.

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Update Information:

Multiple insecure temporary file usage flaws were identified in the get-
maptools.sh and get_shapelib.sh scripts shipped in xastir packages.    As those
scripts are not needed with Fedora-distributed xastir packages (they automate
installation of libraries used by xastir, which are provided in the Fedora
archive in the pre-packaged RPM format), they were removed.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Aug 28 2008 Lucian Langa  - 1.9.2-9
- drop uneeded and potential risky files (bug #460429)
* Thu Aug 28 2008 Lucian Langa  - 1.9.2-8
- fix insecure auxiliary /tmp file usage bug #460429
* Tue Jul  8 2008 Lucian Langa  - 1.9.2-7
- Rebuild against newer db4 headers/libs
* Fri Jun  6 2008 Lucian Langa  - 1.9.2-6
- Rebuild against gpsman, festival, Berkley DB, gdal
* Sun May 18 2008 Lucian Langa  - 1.9.2-5
- Patch for newer wget support
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #460429 - xastir: Insecure auxiliary /tmp file usage (symlink attack possible)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460429
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update xastir' 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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