Fedora 17 Update: nut-2.6.5-1.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-08-10 22:06:56

Name        : nut
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 2.6.5
Release     : 1.fc17
URL         : http://www.networkupstools.org/
Summary     : Network UPS Tools
Description :
These programs are part of a developing project to monitor the assortment
of UPSes that are found out there in the field. Many models have serial
ports of some kind that allow some form of state checking. This
capability has been harnessed where possible to allow for safe shutdowns,
live status tracking on web pages, and more.

Update Information:

- updated to 2.6.5
- This release Fix an important regression in upssched:
  any upssched.conf command that takes a second argument resulted in a defective frame sent to the parent process. Thus, the command was not executed (report and patch from Oliver Schonefeld)

- support for new devices:
  Eaton ePDU Switched
  Online Zinto A (USB ID 0x06da:0x0601)
  REDi Blazer 400VA / 600VA / 800VA
  UNITEK Alpha650ipF and Alpha650ipE (USB ID 0x0f03:0x0001)

- mge-shut driver has been replaced by a new implementation (newmge-shut). In case of issue with this new version, users can revert to oldmge-shut.

- IPMI support (nut-ipmipsu driver and nut-scanner): prepare for supporting API changes in upcoming FreeIPMI versions 1.1.x and 1.2.x.

- snmp-ups now supports high precision values for APC, and more variables

- the NUT variables and commands namespace has been fixed and completed, with the known and used variables that were missing.

- more bugfixes, cleanup and improvements, on both source code and documentation.


* Fri Aug 10 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 2.6.5-1
- nut updated to 2.6.5
* Mon Jul  2 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 2.6.4-2
- fix upsdrvctl location in systemd files
* Thu Jun 14 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 2.6.4-1
- nut updated to 2.6.4
* Thu May 31 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 2.6.3-3
- fix heap-based buffer overflow due improper processing of non-printable 
  characters in random network data (CVE-2012-2944)
- bump release nubmer to fix upgrade path

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

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