Fedora 7 Update: fail2ban-0.8.1-11.fc7

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-03-13 05:54:56

Name        : fail2ban
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 0.8.1
Release     : 11.fc7
URL         : http://fail2ban.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Ban IPs that make too many password failures
Description :
Fail2ban scans log files like /var/log/pwdfail or
/var/log/apache/error_log and bans IP that makes too many password
failures. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address.

Update Information:

This update moves the socket file out of /tmp to /var/run to comply with
standards and selinux policies.

* Thu Jan 31 2008 Jonathan G. Underwood <jonathan.underwood at gmail.com> - 0.8.1-11
- Move socket file from /tmp to /var/run to prevent SElinux from stopping
  fail2ban from starting (BZ #429281)
- Change logic in init file to start with -x to remove the socket file in case
  of unclean shutdown
- Remove unecessary requires of tcpwrappers and shorewall (BZ #244275)
* Wed Aug 15 2007 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 0.8.1-10
- Update to 0.8.1.
- Remove patch fixing CVE-2007-4321 (upstream).
- Remove AllowUsers patch (upstream).
- Add dependency to gamin-python.
* Thu Jun 21 2007 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 0.8.0-9
- Fix remote log injection (no CVE assignment yet).
* Sun Jun  3 2007 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 0.8.0-8
- Also trigger on non-AllowUsers failures (Jonathan Underwood
  <jonathan.underwood at gmail.com>).

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update fail2ban' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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