[SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: libuser-0.58-3.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-4571
2013-03-30 21:01:23
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Name        : libuser
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 0.58
Release     : 3.fc18
URL         : https://fedorahosted.org/libuser/
Summary     : A user and group account administration library
Description :
The libuser library implements a standardized interface for manipulating
and administering user and group accounts.  The library uses pluggable
back-ends to interface to its data sources.

Sample applications modeled after those included with the shadow password
suite are included.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a TOCTOU race condition when copying and removing directory trees.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Mar 15 2013 Hercinger Viktor <hercinger.viktor at gmail.com> - 0.58-3
- Fixed TOCTOU race condition when copying, removing or creating directory trees
  Resolves: #928846, CVE-2012-5630, CVE-2012-5644
* Mon Feb  4 2013 Miloslav Trma─Ź <mitr at redhat.com> - 0.58-2
- Always use secure_getenv() or __secure_getenv(), fail build if neither is
  available.  Patch by Viktor Hercinger <vhercing at redhat.com>.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #884685 - CVE-2012-5630 libuser: TOCTOU race conditions by copying and removing directory trees
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=884685
  [ 2 ] Bug #885724 - CVE-2012-5644 libuser: (Complete) Information disclosure when moving user's home directory
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=885724
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libuser' at the command line.
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