Fedora 12 Update: botan-1.8.9-4.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2010-13810
2010-08-31 06:08:41
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Name        : botan
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 1.8.9
Release     : 4.fc12
URL         : http://botan.randombit.net/
Summary     : Crypto library written in C++
Description :
Botan is a BSD-licensed crypto library written in C++. It provides a
wide variety of basic cryptographic algorithms, X.509 certificates and
CRLs, PKCS \#10 certificate requests, a filter/pipe message processing
system, and a wide variety of other features, all written in portable
C++. The API reference, tutorial, and examples may help impart the
flavor of the library.

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Update Information:

Update to botan 1.8.9, the latest release in the stable branch. It contains a
couple of security related fixes and brings some new encoder functions.
Details on what's new in this release can be found at
http://botan.randombit.net/news/releases/1_8_9.html    Furthermore, this update
removes ECC, RC5, RC6 and IDEA related modules from the package.
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Aug 29 2010 Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at gmx.de> - 1.8.9-4
- Update README.fedora.
* Fri Aug 27 2010 Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at gmx.de> - 1.8.9-3
- Also remove RC5 from the tarfile.
- Comment out RC5, RC6 and IDEA validation tests.
* Wed Aug  4 2010 Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at gmx.de> - 1.8.9-2
- Remove IDEA, RC6, and ECC-related modules from the tarfile,
  see bz 615372.
* Wed Jun 16 2010 Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at gmx.de> - 1.8.9-1
- Update to 1.8.9.
- Drop patch applied upstream.
* Thu Nov 19 2009 Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at gmx.de> - 1.8.8-2
- Add patch from upstream to build with binutils-2.20.51.0.2.
  Fixes bz 538949 (ftbfs).
* Thu Nov  5 2009 Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at gmx.de> - 1.8.8-1
- Update to 1.8.8, a bugfix release.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #615372 - botan implements elliptic curve crypto
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=615372
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update botan' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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