Fedora 8 Update: tar-1.17-5.fc8

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-01-22 05:39:38

Name        : tar
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.17
Release     : 5.fc8
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
Summary     : A GNU file archiving program
Description :
The GNU tar program saves many files together in one archive and can
restore individual files (or all of the files) from that archive. Tar
can also be used to add supplemental files to an archive and to update
or list files in the archive. Tar includes multivolume support,
automatic archive compression/decompression, the ability to perform
remote archives, and the ability to perform incremental and full

If you want to use tar for remote backups, you also need to install
the rmt package.

Update Information:

somewhat important update -- fixes broken storing of SElinux and extended attributes

* Wed Dec 12 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com> 2:1.17-5
- fix (non)detection of xattrs
- move configure stuff from -xattrs patch to -xattrs-conf,
  so the original patch could be easily read
- fix -xattrs patch to work with zero length files and show
  warnings when xattrs not available (fixes by James Antill)
- possible corruption (#408621) - add warning to man page
  for now, may be actually fixed later, depending on upstream
* Wed Oct 24 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich at redhat.com> 2:1.17-4
- upstream patch for CVE-2007-4476
  (tar stack crashing in safer_name_suffix)
Updated packages:

50dafde590ce5e7e68dd8eca076104ecad3cbed4 tar-debuginfo-1.17-5.fc8.ppc64.rpm
d200454ddb91ba6b45e865aa635b2ed21cac8bb4 tar-1.17-5.fc8.ppc64.rpm
3538f418a4c609016a740f232be2b06e63df6492 tar-debuginfo-1.17-5.fc8.i386.rpm
4103073b76dccbc93df5adad6fe06c8d5ccf9bad tar-1.17-5.fc8.i386.rpm
a5b446369c4fbe8aa4b62f673113ebe76b67f78c tar-1.17-5.fc8.x86_64.rpm
a5e0b2b75b5181d6d12a73339a222a2eed87a9b9 tar-debuginfo-1.17-5.fc8.x86_64.rpm
28793faf4b2df368c92a3c6c0f5412fc705dd482 tar-1.17-5.fc8.ppc.rpm
d8e9f88725fe083d1fa46e7b4ffa6cadd452835a tar-debuginfo-1.17-5.fc8.ppc.rpm
d3fd7be085887ad9045ba3929ee641e99f87d32b tar-1.17-5.fc8.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update tar' 
at the command line.  For more information, refer to "Managing Software
with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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