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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-0454
2011-01-17 20:20:37
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Name        : chm2pdf
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 0.9.1
Release     : 9.fc14
URL         : http://code.google.com/p/chm2pdf/
Summary     : A tool to convert CHM files to PDF files
Description :
A simple Python script that converts CHM files into PDF files.

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Update Information:

This update fixes security bugs #474455 and #474457. The security issue is about unsafe use of fixed temporary directories by chm2pdf.

This update will break --dontextract option. The option will not be shown in the list of available options.
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Jan  9 2011 Lakshmi Narasimhan T V <lakshminaras2002@gmail.com> - 0.9.1-9
- Applied patch to fix use of fixed temporary directories. Fixes bugs 474455,474457
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #474455 - CVE-2008-5298 chm2pdf insecure temporary file use
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474455
  [ 2 ] Bug #474457 - CVE-2008-5299 chm2pdf insecure temporary file symlink flaw
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474457
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update chm2pdf' 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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