[SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: libtool-2.2.6-11.fc11.3

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-12-04 22:42:36

Name        : libtool
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 2.2.6
Release     : 11.fc11.3
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/
Summary     : The GNU Portable Library Tool
Description :
GNU Libtool is a set of shell scripts which automatically configure UNIX and
UNIX-like systems to generically build shared libraries. Libtool provides a
consistent, portable interface which simplifies the process of using shared

If you are developing programs which will use shared libraries, but do not use
the rest of the GNU Autotools (such as GNU Autoconf and GNU Automake), you
should install the libtool package.

The libtool package also includes all files needed to integrate the GNU
Portable Library Tool (libtool) and the GNU Libtool Dynamic Module Loader
(ltdl) into a package built using the GNU Autotools (including GNU Autoconf
and GNU Automake).


* Thu Dec  3 2009 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com> 2.2.6-11.3
- require gcc-4.4.1 from F-11-updates
* Wed Dec  2 2009 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com> 2.2.6-11.2
- update to 2.2.6b, fixes CVE-2009-3736:
  libltdl may load and execute code from a library in the current directory
* Thu Jul 30 2009 Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat.com> 2.2.6-11.fc11.1
- rebuilt against gcc-4.4.1

  [ 1 ] Bug #537941 - CVE-2009-3736 libtool: libltdl may load and execute code from a library in the current directory

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libtool' at the command line.
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