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UNIRAS Brief - 490/05 - Two Fedora Update Notifications:



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 490/05 dated 30.06.05  Time: 14:45  
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Title
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Two Fedora Update Notifications: 
1. FEDORA-2005-497 - binutils
2. FEDORA-2005-498 - binutils

Detail
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1. Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
the contents of an archive), size (for listing the section sizes of an
object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings from
files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for converting
addresses to file and line).

2. Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
the contents of an archive), size (for listing the section sizes of an
object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings from
files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for converting
addresses to file and line).





1.



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-497
2005-06-29
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Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : binutils
Version     : 2.15.92.0.2                      
Release     : 5.1                  
Summary     : A GNU collection of binary utilities.
Description :
Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
the contents of an archive), size (for listing the section sizes of an
object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings from
files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for converting
addresses to file and line).

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* Wed Jun 29 2005 Jakub Jelinek <jakub@xxxxxxxxxx> 2.15.92.0.2-5.1

- - bfd and readelf robustification (CAN-2005-1704, #158680)
- - fix buffer overflows in readelf (#149506)


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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

885c40682b5ba144f9d60ca40fff505b  SRPMS/binutils-2.15.92.0.2-5.1.src.rpm
b9ebf4bd5e3bf0ff0a88aa96070bd79e  x86_64/binutils-2.15.92.0.2-5.1.x86_64.rpm
d674176fbf47855781693cc831118214  x86_64/debug/binutils-debuginfo-2.15.92.0.2-5.1.x86_64.rpm
441159f32f16de0d5975f41b6208c742  i386/binutils-2.15.92.0.2-5.1.i386.rpm
81ae43dce9755fd0a25dbde6a050641d  i386/debug/binutils-debuginfo-2.15.92.0.2-5.1.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  
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2.

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-498
2005-06-29
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Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : binutils
Version     : 2.15.94.0.2.2                      
Release     : 2.1                  
Summary     : A GNU collection of binary utilities.
Description :
Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
the contents of an archive), size (for listing the section sizes of an
object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings from
files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for converting
addresses to file and line).

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* Wed Jun 29 2005 Jakub Jelinek <jakub@xxxxxxxxxx> 2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1

- - further bfd, readelf and binutils robustification (CAN-2005-1704, #158680)


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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

812630f01f203ad9208ded5358e3fe3c  SRPMS/binutils-2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1.src.rpm
8977f41a62e29ccf698fbc1f898bb877  ppc/binutils-2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1.ppc.rpm
892e80d7fbc245f2b44e6bb53e2e5a0b  ppc/debug/binutils-debuginfo-2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1.ppc.rpm
222c7f09f05584cdb3507910383cc546  x86_64/binutils-2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1.x86_64.rpm
5b33b9647d85ceb8ca8318fe5465d723  x86_64/debug/binutils-debuginfo-2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1.x86_64.rpm
342b4fa7d7b35e734d578d3256dcc275  i386/binutils-2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1.i386.rpm
a26f81573d736e2316632448ab1ea6f9  i386/debug/binutils-debuginfo-2.15.94.0.2.2-2.1.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  
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