Fedora Core 1 Update: pwlib-1.5.0-4
Posted on: 03/03/2004 03:22 AM

Fedora Update Notification

Name : pwlib
Version : 1.5.0
Release : 4
Summary : Portable Windows Libary
Description :

PWLib is a cross-platform class library designed to support the OpenH323 project. OpenH323 provides an implementation of the ITU H.323 teleconferencing protocol, used by packages such as Gnome Meeting.

Update Information:

A test suite for the H.225 protocol (part of the H.323 family) provided by the NISCC uncovered bugs in PWLib prior to version 1.6.0. An attacker could trigger these bugs by sending carefully crafted messages to an application. The effects of such an attack can vary depending on the application, but would usually result in a Denial of Service. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0097 to this issue.

Users are advised to upgrade to the update packages, which contain backported security fixes and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Red Hat would like to thank Craig Southeren of the OpenH323 project for providing the fixes for these issues.

* Tue Feb 17 2004 Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> 1.5.0-4

- add ranges security fix

* Fri Feb 13 2004 Elliot Lee <sopwith redhat com>

- rebuilt

This update can be downloaded from:

d481d474e888b9b014e0db1716a2e40b SRPMS/pwlib-1.5.0-4.src.rpm
abf19de25472066bf79062c552c0f677 i386/pwlib-1.5.0-4.i386.rpm
e19d9d49e6b2645bd448c49057b83f08 i386/pwlib-devel-1.5.0-4.i386.rpm
80d11dd267768935a981199b82d7c613 i386/debug/pwlib-debuginfo-1.5.0-4.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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