[SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: cpio-2.9.90-8.fc11

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-03-12 03:08:13

Name        : cpio
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 2.9.90
Release     : 8.fc11
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/
Summary     : A GNU archiving program
Description :
GNU cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive.  Archives
are files which contain a collection of other files plus information
about them, such as their file name, owner, timestamps, and access
permissions.  The archive can be another file on the disk, a magnetic
tape, or a pipe.  GNU cpio supports the following archive formats:  binary,
old ASCII, new ASCII, crc, HPUX binary, HPUX old ASCII, old tar and POSIX.1
tar.  By default, cpio creates binary format archives, so that they are
compatible with older cpio programs.  When it is extracting files from
archives, cpio automatically recognizes which kind of archive it is reading
and can read archives created on machines with a different byte-order.

Install cpio if you need a program to manage file archives.

Update Information:

- CVE-2010-0624 fix heap-based buffer overflow by expanding    a specially-
crafted archive(#572150)

* Wed Mar 10 2010 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik at redhat.com> 2.9.90-8
- CVE-2010-0624 fix heap-based buffer overflow by expanding
  a specially-crafted archive(#572150)
* Thu Feb 25 2010 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik at redhat.com> 2.9.90-7
- fix segfault with nonexisting file with patternnames
- do process install-info only without --excludedocs(#515924)
* Tue Dec  1 2009 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik at redhat.com> 2.9.90-6
- fix buffer overflow detection by fortify sources (#542389)

  [ 1 ] Bug #564368 - CVE-2010-0624 tar, cpio: Heap-based buffer overflow by expanding a specially-crafted archive

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

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