[SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: rpm-4.7.2-2.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-07-01 18:07:36

Name        : rpm
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 4.7.2
Release     : 2.fc12
URL         : http://www.rpm.org/
Summary     : The RPM package management system
Description :
The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven
package management system capable of installing, uninstalling,
verifying, querying, and updating software packages. Each software
package consists of an archive of files along with information about
the package like its version, a description, etc.


* Wed Jun 30 2010 Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> - 4.7.2-2
- Fix CVE-2010-2059 (#598775) and CVE-2010-2198 (#601955)
* Tue Dec  8 2009 Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> - 4.7.2-1
- update to 4.7.2 (http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.7.2)
- fix posix chmod test to unbreak %fixperms macro (#543035)
- avoid looking into OpenPGP subkeys (#436812)
- dont fail build on unrecognized non-executable files (#532489)
- fix password check result when gpg is missing (#496754)
- permit python to handle 64bit integer types from headers
- all header integer types are unsigned, match this in python too
- return python long objects where ints are not sufficient (#531243)

  [ 1 ] Bug #598775 - CVE-2010-2059 rpm: fails to drop SUID/SGID bits on package upgrade or removal
  [ 2 ] Bug #601955 - CVE-2010-2198 rpm: fails to drop POSIX file capabilities/SELinux context information on package upgrade or removal

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

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