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Fedora 10 Update: xemacs-21.5.28-10.fc10 Print E-mail
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Fedora This update fixes multiple buffer overflows when reading large image files, or maliciously created image files whose headers misrepresent the actual image size.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-8997
2009-08-25 21:40:41
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Name        : xemacs
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 21.5.28
Release     : 10.fc10
URL         : http://www.xemacs.org/
Summary     : Different version of Emacs
Description :
XEmacs is a highly customizable open source text editor and
application development system.  It is protected under the GNU General
Public License and related to other versions of Emacs, in particular
GNU Emacs.  Its emphasis is on modern graphical user interface support
and an open software development model, similar to Linux.

This package contains XEmacs built for X Windows with MULE support.

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Update Information:

This update fixes multiple buffer overflows when reading large image files, or
maliciously created image files whose headers misrepresent the actual image
size.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Aug 24 2009 Jerry James  - 21.5.28-10
- Fix image overflow bug (CVE-2009-2688).
- Add dependency on xorg-x11-fonts-misc (#478370, Carl Brune).
- Rebase patches to eliminate fuzz/offsets.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #511994 - CVE-2009-2688 xemacs: multiple integer overflow flaws
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=511994
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update xemacs' 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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