Fedora Core 3 Update: perl-5.8.5-12.FC3
Posted on: 05/03/2005 04:43 AM

A perl security update is available for Fedora Core 3

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-353
2005-05-02
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Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : perl
Version : 5.8.5
Release : 12.FC3
Summary : The Perl programming language.
Description :
Perl is a high-level programming language with roots in C, sed, awk and shell scripting. Perl is good at handling processes and files, and is especially good at handling text. Perl's hallmarks are practicality and efficiency. While it is used to do a lot of different things, Perl's most common applications are system administration utilities and web programming. A large proportion of the CGI scripts on the web are written in Perl. You need the perl package installed on your system so that your system can handle Perl
scripts.

Install this package if you want to program in Perl or enable your system to handle Perl scripts.

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Update Information:

Security and packaging fixes.

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* Thu Apr 28 2005 Ville Skyttä lt;ville.skytta at iki.figt; - 3:5.8.5-12.FC3
- Apply fix for CAN-2004-0452 (#156128, #146774).
- Drop incorrect provides from the main package and release tag munging
from the suidperl subpackage (#148847, José Pedro Oliveira).

* Fri Apr 1 2005 Petr Rockai lt;prockai@redhat.comgt; - 3:5.8.5-11.FC3
- Do not link with libbind... (backported patch from devel).

* Wed Mar 31 2005 Petr Rockai lt;prockai@redhat.comgt; - 3:5.8.5-10.FC3
- Fix for CAN-2005-0155, CAN-2005-0156.
- Work around a FTBFS (fails to build from source) in fc3 buildroots.

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

1509fe0fadb22b69b5f878341b34d767 SRPMS/perl-5.8.5-12.FC3.src.rpm
c90f95a4aacf003d94d2420dd6629650 x86_64/perl-5.8.5-12.FC3.x86_64.rpm
c46fe5d5db1ca845e67b39f21ea37d99
x86_64/perl-suidperl-5.8.5-12.FC3.x86_64.rpm
32a2972a6d1d56a60a213249e70ac7ff
x86_64/debug/perl-debuginfo-5.8.5-12.FC3.x86_64.rpm
fb672eecfac3216363fae01b52cb1fd8 i386/perl-5.8.5-12.FC3.i386.rpm
c54d4bb985501c643eb7be1309543779 i386/perl-suidperl-5.8.5-12.FC3.i386.rpm
dbbc18ba952c8df14788658dcf13d014
i386/debug/perl-debuginfo-5.8.5-12.FC3.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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