[SECURITY] Fedora 19 Update: perl-Proc-ProcessTable-0.48-1.fc19

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-07-25 22:55:51

Name        : perl-Proc-ProcessTable
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 0.48
Release     : 1.fc19
URL         : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Proc-ProcessTable/
Summary     : Perl extension to access the Unix process table
Description :
Perl interface to the Unix process table.

Update Information:

This update, to the current upstream maintenance release, fixes numerous bugs (as mentioned in the package changelog), including unsafe usage of /tmp when caching is enabled (CVE-2011-4363), which could allow an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files due to a race condition.

* Wed Jul 24 2013 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> - 0.48-1
- Update to 0.48
  - Make module thread-safe on linux (CPAN RT#38709)
  - New constructor flag enable_ttys, which when set to 0 disables traversing
    the device tree
  - New maintainer JSWARTZ
  - Fix reading process command lines (CPAN RT#51470)
  - Fixes for non-threaded perls (CPAN RT#41397, CPAN RT#46861, CPAN RT#58236)
  - Fix file descriptor leak (CPAN RT#69397)
  - Fix unsafe use of /tmp (CPAN RT#72862, CVE-2011-4363)
  - Various fixes for non-linux operating systems
  - Fix byte order tag in cache file (CPAN RT#72862)
  - Fixes to stay accurate on machines with many CPUs (CPAN RT#82175), to
    include system time into calculations (CPAN RT#80391) and others
    (CPAN RT#81312, CPAN RT#82175 and CPAN RT#80391)
  - Fix unknown process states for debian kernels (CPAN RT#71976)
  - Added tests
- Drop ARG_MAX patch, no longer needed
- Don't use macros for commands
- Don't need to remove empty directories from the buildroot
- Don't ship empty TODO file
- Drop %defattr, redundant since rpm 4.4
- Specify all dependencies
- Add %{?perl_default_filter}
* Thu Jul 18 2013 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 0.44-14
- Perl 5.18 rebuild

  [ 1 ] Bug #758866 - CVE-2011-4363 perl-Proc-ProcessTable: unsafe temporary file usage

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

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