Fedora Core 1 Update: privoxy-3.0.3-1 (stable)
Posted on: 02/05/2004 04:43 AM

Fedora Update Notification

Name : privoxy
Version : 3.0.3
Release : 1
Summary : Privoxy - privacy enhancing proxy
Description :
Privoxy is a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for protecting privacy, filtering web page content, managing cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups and other obnoxious Internet junk. Privoxy has a very flexible configuration and can be customized to suit individual needs and tastes. Privoxy has application for both stand-alone systems and multi-user networks.

Privoxy is based on the Internet Junkbuster.

Update Information:

- Fixed two memory leaks. Process growth seems stopped now.
- Further tightened security against malicious toggle-off links.
- Excluded text/plain MIME types from filtering. This fixes a
couple of client-crashing, download corruption and
Privoxy performance issues, whose root cause lies in
web servers labelling content of unknown type as text/plain.
- Assorted fixes for POSIX compliance, signal handling, graceful
termination, compiler warnings, OSX support, Win32 systray,
error logging, hostname wildcards, correct detection of NetBSD.
- Workarounds for client (iTunes etc) and server (PHP < 4.2.3) bugs
including the notorious "blank page" problem.
- Various filter improvements; most notably the unsolicited-popups
filter became less destructive
- Major revamp of the actions file

This update can be downloaded from:

5f8c5cebf24f1b7b6873bc24cf8c4634 SRPMS/privoxy-3.0.3-1.src.rpm
644aa404da1bf5520caa26de854796eb i386/privoxy-3.0.3-1.i386.rpm
53c7fac328773589663e44acd83ba7d6 i386/debug/privoxy-debuginfo-3.0.3-1.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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