[SECURITY] Fedora Core 3 Update: sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3

Than Ngo than at redhat.com
Fri Apr 1 10:26:17 UTC 2005

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : sharutils
Version     : 4.2.1
Release     : 22.1.FC3
Summary     : The GNU shar utilities for packaging and unpackaging shell 
Description :
The sharutils package contains the GNU shar utilities, a set of tools
for encoding and decoding packages of files (in binary or text format)
in a special plain text format called shell archives (shar).  This
format can be sent through e-mail (which can be problematic for regular
binary files).  The shar utility supports a wide range of capabilities
(compressing, uuencoding, splitting long files for multi-part
mailings, providing checksums), which make it very flexible at
creating shar files.  After the files have been sent, the unshar tool
scans mail messages looking for shar files.  Unshar automatically
strips off mail headers and introductory text and then unpacks the
shar files.

Install sharutils if you send binary files through e-mail.


* Thu Mar 31 2005 Than Ngo <than at redhat.com> 4.2.1-22.1.FC3

- apply patch to fix multiple buffer overflows #152574

This update can be downloaded from:

df4a4a01dcbe7fbb544847478aecf4a5  SRPMS/sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3.src.rpm
1055ee07d931b09552277514bf83a50c  x86_64/sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3.x86_64.rpm
cf3bef5c2a37e560fef8486280fed96b  i386/sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.

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