[SECURITY] Fedora 14 Update: pam_mount-2.5-1.fc14

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-08-17 19:33:34

Name        : pam_mount
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 2.5
Release     : 1.fc14
URL         : http://pam-mount.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : A PAM module that can mount volumes for a user session
Description :
This module is aimed at environments with central file servers that a
user wishes to mount on login and unmount on logout, such as
(semi-)diskless stations where many users can logon.

The module also supports mounting local filesystems of any kind the
normal mount utility supports, with extra code to make sure certain
volumes are set up properly because often they need more than just a
mount call, such as encrypted volumes. This includes SMB/CIFS, NCP,
davfs2, FUSE, losetup crypto, dm-crypt/cryptsetup and truecrypt.

If you intend to use pam_mount to protect volumes on your computer
using an encrypted filesystem system, please know that there are many
other issues you need to consider in order to protect your data.  For
example, you probably want to disable or encrypt your swap partition.
Don't assume a system is secure without carefully considering
potential threats.

Update Information:

Update to libHX 3.6 fixing a buffer overflow in HX_split():

* http://libhx.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=libhx/libhx;a=commitdiff;h=904a46f90d

pam_mount v2.5 (August 10 2010)
- mount.crypt: fix incorrect processing of binary files in keyfile passthrough
- call mount.crypt by means of mount -t crypt (selinux), same for umount
- reorder the default path to search in /usr/local first, then /usr, /
- config: add missing fd0ssh command to restore volumes using ssh
- ofl is now run as a separate process (selinux policy simplification)

libHX v3.6 (August 16 2010)
- bitmap: set/clear/test had no effect due to wrong type selection
- bitmap: avoid left-shift larger than type on 64-bit
- string: fixed buffer overflow in HX_split when too few fields were present in the input

libHX 3.5 (August 01 2010)
- format2: failure to skip escaped char in "%(echo foo\ bar)" was corrected
- proc: properly check for HXPROC_STDx--HXPROC_STDx_NULL overlap
- strquote: do not cause allocation with invalid format numbers
- format2: add the %(exec) function
- format2: add the %(shell) function
- format2: security feature for %(exec) and %(shell)
- format2: add the %(snl) function
- string: HX_strquote gained HXQUOTE_LDAPFLT (LDAP search filter) support
- string: HX_strquote gained HXQUOTE_LDAPRDN (LDAP relative DN) support
- format1: removed older formatter in favor of format2
- format2: add check for empty key
- format2: function-specific delimiters
- format2: do nest-counting even with normal parentheses
- format2: check for zero-argument function calls
- hashmap: do not needlessy change TID when no reshape was done
- string: HX_basename (the fast variant) now recognizes the root directory
- string: HX_basename now returns the trailing component with slashes instead of everything after the last slash (which may have been nothing)


* Mon Aug 16 2010 Till Maas <opensource at till.name> - 2.5-1
- Update to lastest release
- Update libHX dependency
- remove upstreamed patches
- do not package pam_mount.txt (RH #615714)

  [ 1 ] Bug #625866 - CVE-2010-2947 libHX: buffer overrun in HX_split()

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

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