[SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: rpm-

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-04-06 20:56:54

Name        : rpm
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     :
Release     : 1.fc16
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.

Update Information:

This update fixes various input-validation issues in rpm:
CVE-2012-0060, CVE-2012-0061 and CVE-2012-0815


* Tue Apr  3 2012 Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> -
- update to (http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/
- fixes CVE-2012-0060, CVE-2012-0061 and CVE-2012-0815
* Wed Mar  7 2012 Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> -
- fix memory corruption on rpmdb size estimation (#766260)
- fix couple of memleaks in python bindings (#782147)
- fix regression in verify output formatting (#797964)
- dont process spec include in false branch of if (#782970)
- only warn on missing excluded files on build (#745629)
- dont free up file info sets on test transactions
* Thu Feb  9 2012 Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> -
- adjust font detection rules for libmagic change (#757105)
- fix classification of ELF binaries with setuid/setgid bit (#758251)
- switch back to smaller BDB cache default (#752897)
* Tue Jan 24 2012 Harald Hoyer <harald at redhat.com>
- add temporary rpmlib patch to support filesystem transition
* Thu Dec 15 2011 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com>
- bump release
* Thu Dec 15 2011 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com>
- warn but dont fail the build if STABS encountered by debugedit 
  (#725378, Panu Matilainen)
* Wed Nov 30 2011 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> -
- conditionally apply arm patch for hardfp on all arches but arm softfp ones

  [ 1 ] Bug #744104 - CVE-2012-0815 rpm: incorrect handling of negated offsets in headerVerifyInfo()
  [ 2 ] Bug #744858 - CVE-2012-0060 rpm: insufficient validation of region tags
  [ 3 ] Bug #798585 - CVE-2012-0061 rpm: improper validation of header contents total size in headerLoad()

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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