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Fedora 9 Update: amarok-1.4.10-2.fc9 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This build includes a security fix concerning the parsing of malformed Audible digital audio files.
Fedora Update Notification
2009-01-21 20:33:27

Name        : amarok
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.4.10
Release     : 2.fc9
URL         :
Summary     : Media player
Description :
Amarok is a multimedia player with:
 - fresh playlist concept, very fast to use, with drag and drop
 - plays all formats supported by the various engines
 - audio effects, like reverb and compressor
 - compatible with the .m3u and .pls formats for playlists
 - nice GUI, integrates into the KDE look, but with a unique touch

Amarok can use various engines to decode sound : helix and xine.
To use the helix engine, you need to install either HelixPlayer
or RealPlayer

Update Information:

This build includes a security fix concerning the parsing of malformed Audible
digital audio files.

* Mon Jan 12 2009 Rex Dieter  - 1.4.10-2
- backport security patch
* Wed Aug 13 2008 Rex Dieter  - 1.4.10-1
- amarok-1.4.10
* Wed Jun 11 2008 Dennis Gilmore  -
- we are building sparc32 as sparcv9 not sparc now  fix ifnarch
* Fri May  2 2008 Rex Dieter  -
- fix libnjb support (#444940)
* Thu May  1 2008 Rex Dieter  -
- --with-libvisual fedora-only (epel misses libvisual-plugins)
* Thu Apr 17 2008 Rex Dieter  -
- specfile typo (unclosed macro)
* Tue Apr 15 2008 Rex Dieter  -
- amarok-

  [ 1 ] Bug #479560 - amarok: multiple buffer overflows when parsing Audible .aa files

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update amarok' 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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