Fedora Core 1 Update: xboard-4.2.7-1 (stable)
Posted on: 12/05/2003 02:01 PM

Fedora Update Notification

Name : xboard
Version : 4.2.7
Release : 1
Summary : An X Window System graphical chessboard.
Description :
Xboard is an X Window System based graphical chessboard which can be used with the GNUchess and Crafty chess programs, with Internet Chess Servers (ICSs), with chess via email, or with your own saved games.

Install the xboard package if you need a graphical chessboard.

Update Information:

XBoard 4.2.6 and older contains a script which writes to a file in /tmp with a predictable filename. Malicious users could use this vulnerability to force XBoard users to overwrite any file writable by them.
* Thu Dec 04 2003 Karsten Hopp <karsten redhat de> 4.2.7-1

- update to 4.2.7

This update can be downloaded from:

c9ee7f4bfdc30da49d4e4e968baf4512 SRPMS/xboard-4.2.7-1.src.rpm
ed2216de0ce24bf9d18423e5eb94d734 i386/xboard-4.2.7-1.i386.rpm
c22f3442cbd928378ace8d4aaaf4681f i386/debug/xboard-debuginfo-4.2.7-1.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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