Fedora 13 Update: pptp-1.7.2-9.fc13

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2010-10062
2010-06-21 11:49:06
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Name        : pptp
Product     : Fedora 13
Version     : 1.7.2
Release     : 9.fc13
URL         : http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) Client
Description :
Client for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point Tunneling
Protocol, PPTP. Allows connection to a PPTP based VPN as used
by employers and some cable and ADSL service providers.

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Update Information:

This update addresses crashes due to poor memory management.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Jun 16 2010 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 1.7.2-9
- Add some fixes from CVS:
  - Fix waitpid usage
  - Move free of connection struct out of main loop
  - Avoid using connection struct after it is freed
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #591546 - [abrt] crash in pptp-1.7.2-8.fc12: pptp_fd_set: Process /usr/sbin/pptp was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=591546
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update pptp' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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