Fedora 10 Update: firebird-2.1.3.18185.0-2.fc10
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Upgrade from previous package version may be a problem since previous version remove /var/run/firebird and it shouldn't This release fix this problem for future updates If you are in that case (no longer /var/run/firebird directory after upgrade), just reinstall firebird-2.1.3.18185.0-2 package or create /var/run/firebird owned by user firebird
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-8317
2009-08-07 04:35:53
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Name        : firebird
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 2.1.3.18185.0
Release     : 2.fc10
URL         : http://www.firebirdsql.org/
Summary     : SQL relational database management system
Description :
This package contains common files between firebird-classic and
firebird-superserver. You will need this if you want to use either one.

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Update Information:

Upgrade from previous package version may be a problem  since previous version
remove /var/run/firebird and it shouldn't    This release fix this problem for
future updates  If you are in that case (no longer /var/run/firebird directory
after upgrade), just reinstall firebird-2.1.3.18185.0-2 package    or create
/var/run/firebird owned by user firebird
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Aug  5 2009 Philippe Makowski  2.1.3.18185.0-2
- rename /usr/bin/gstat to /usr/bin/gstat-fb  to avoid conflict with ganglia-gmond (rh #515510)
- remove stupid rm -rf in postun
* Thu Jul 30 2009 Philippe Makowski  2.1.3.18185.0-1
- Update to 2.1.3.18185
- Fix rh #514463
- Remove doc patch 
- Apply backport initscript patch
* Sat Jul 11 2009 Philippe Makowski  2.1.2.18118.0-11
- change xinetd script (rh #506528)
- add missing library (and header files) for build php4-interbase module (rh #506728)
- update README.fedora
- automatically created user now have /bin/nologin as shell to make things a little more secure
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #514463 - CVE-2009-2620 firebird-superserver: NULL ptr dereference (DoS) by handling auxiliary connection(s)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=514463
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update firebird' 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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