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Fedora 9 Update: dia-0.96.1-7.fc9 Print E-mail
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Fedora Filter out untrusted python modules search path to remove the possibility to run arbitrary code on the user's system if there is a python file in dia's working directory named the same as one that dia's python scripts try to import.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-1057
2009-01-27 00:37:49.511337
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Name        : dia
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 0.96.1
Release     : 7.fc9
URL         : http://www.gnome.org/projects/dia/
Summary     : Diagram drawing program
Description :
The Dia drawing program is designed to be like the Windows(TM) Visio
program.  Dia can be used to draw different types of diagrams, and
includes support for UML static structure diagrams (class diagrams),
entity relationship modeling, and network diagrams.  Dia can load and
save diagrams to a custom file format, can load and save in .xml format,
and can export to PostScript(TM).

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Update Information:

Filter out untrusted python modules search path to remove the possibility to run
arbitrary code on the user's system if there is a python file in dia's working
directory named the same as one that dia's python scripts try to import.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Jan 26 2009 Caolán McNamara  1:0.96.1-7
- Resolves: rhbz#481551 python modules search path
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #481551 - dia: untrusted python modules search path
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481551
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update dia' 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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