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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2010-17868
2010-11-18 23:25:10
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Name        : systemtap
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 1.3
Release     : 3.fc12
URL         : http://sourceware.org/systemtap/
Summary     : Instrumentation System
Description :
SystemTap is an instrumentation system for systems running Linux 2.6.
Developers can write instrumentation to collect data on the operation
of the system.

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Update Information:

This refresh corrects two important security bugs in the
/usr/bin/staprun program of the systemtap-runtime package.

CVE-2010-4171 Ability to remove unused modules by unprivileged user
CVE-2010-4170 Insecure loading of modules

We would like to thank Tavis Ormandy for reporting this issue.

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ChangeLog:

* Tue Nov 16 2010 David Smith <dsmith@redhat.com> - 1.3-3
- CVE-2010-4170
- CVE-2010-4171
* Wed Jul 21 2010 Josh Stone <jistone@redhat.com> - 1.3-2
- Disable crash on ppc.
* Wed Jul 21 2010 Josh Stone <jistone@redhat.com> - 1.3-1
- Upstream release.
* Mon Mar 22 2010 Frank Ch. Eigler <fche@redhat.com> - 1.2-1
- Upstream release.
* Mon Dec 21 2009 David Smith <dsmith@redhat.com> - 1.1-1
- Upstream release.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #653604 - CVE-2010-4170 Systemtap: Insecure loading of modules
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=653604
  [ 2 ] Bug #653606 - CVE-2010-4171 Systemtap: Ability to remove unused modules by unprivileged user
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=653606
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update systemtap' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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