Fedora Core 1 Update: cvs-1.11.15-1
Posted on: 05/18/2004 08:32 AM

A CVS update is available for Fedora Core 1

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-110
2004-04-22
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Name : cvs
Version : 1.11.15
Release : 1
Summary : A version control system.
Description :
CVS (Concurrent Version System) is a version control system that can record the history of your files (usually, but not always, source code). CVS only stores the differences between versions, instead of every version of every file you have ever created. CVS also keeps a log of who, when, and why changes occurred.

CVS is very helpful for managing releases and controlling the concurrent editing of source files among multiple authors. Instead of providing version control for a collection of files in a single directory, CVS provides version control for a hierarchical collection of directories consisting of revision controlled files. These directories and files can then be combined together to form a software
release.

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Update Information:

The client for CVS before 1.11.15 allows a remote malicious CVS server to create arbitrary files using certain RCS diff files that use absolute pathnames during checkouts or updates.

Updated packages were made available in April 2004 however the original update notification email did not make it to fedora-announce-list at that time.

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* Wed Apr 21 2004 Nalin Dahyabhai nalin@redhat.com 1.11.15-1

- update to 1.11.15, fixing CAN-2004-0180 (#120969)

* Tue Mar 23 2004 Nalin Dahyabhai nalin@redhat.com 1.11.14-1

- update to 1.11.14

* Fri Feb 13 2004 Elliot Lee sopwith@redhat.com

- rebuilt

* Wed Jan 07 2004 Nalin Dahyabhai nalin@redhat.com 1.11.11-1

- turn kserver, which people shouldn't use any more, back on

* Tue Dec 30 2003 Nalin Dahyabhai nalin@redhat.com

- update to 1.11.11

* Thu Dec 18 2003 Nalin Dahyabhai nalin@redhat.com 1.11.10-1

- update to 1.11.10


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/1/

a4f1dea17be76c29ad0bdeff09a80bba SRPMS/cvs-1.11.15-1.src.rpm
a356c7be00016bd9594462eb7e8041dc i386/cvs-1.11.15-1.i386.rpm
4d9ce4478aa261890870c5eca81320bf i386/debug/cvs-debuginfo-1.11.15-1.i386.rpm
dc36b21f10740253a6927f815c8a28ff x86_64/cvs-1.11.15-1.x86_64.rpm
f2601fe6b89fb6ff9136e46e02b8880b x86_64/debug/cvs-debuginfo-1.11.15-1.x86_64.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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