Fedora 16 Update: mod_auth_shadow-2.3-1.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-5654
2012-04-11 03:10:32
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Name        : mod_auth_shadow
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 2.3
Release     : 1.fc16
URL         : http://mod-auth-shadow.sourceforge.net
Summary     : An Apache module for authentication using /etc/shadow
Description :

When performing this task one encounters one fundamental
difficulty: The /etc/shadow file is supposed to be
read/writable only by root.  However, the web server is
supposed to run under a non-root user, such as "nobody".

mod_auth_shadow addresses this difficulty by opening a pipe
to an suid root program, validate, which does the actual
validation.  When there is a failure, validate writes an
error message to the system log, and waits three seconds
before exiting.

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Update Information:

updated to latest version, fixed dependency on httpd
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Apr  9 2012 Jan Klepek <jan.klepek at gmail.com> - 2.3-1
- updated to latest version
* Sat Mar 17 2012 Jan Klepek <jan.klepek at gmail.com> - 2.2-11
- updated requires
* Fri Jan 13 2012 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> - 2.2-10
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_17_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #803066 - Missing Requires: httpd-mmn
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=803066
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update mod_auth_shadow' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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