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A grub2 security update has been released for Fedora 36.



SECURITY: Fedora 36 Update: grub2-2.06-57.fc36


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2022-f86e203baf
2022-11-27 01:34:47.759118
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Name : grub2
Product : Fedora 36
Version : 2.06
Release : 57.fc36
URL :   http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/
Summary : Bootloader with support for Linux, Multiboot and more
Description :

The GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) is a highly configurable and
customizable bootloader with modular architecture. It supports a rich
variety of kernel formats, file systems, computer architectures and
hardware devices.

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Update Information:

- put the font back in /boot for now Yes, this bloats size by a couple meg.
Hopefully this won't cause problems for anyone and everyone can be okay with
this CVE fix update. ---- - Adjust the way we provide unicode.pf2 for post-CVE
lockdown policy ---- Two font-related CVE updates (CVE-2022-2601 and
CVE-2022-3775). For more information, see [upstream's
disclosure](  https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/grub-devel/2022-11/msg00059.html)
or the patches themselves.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Nov 23 2022 Robbie Harwood - 2.06-57
- Temporarily restore the font because everything is pain
* Tue Nov 22 2022 Robbie Harwood - 2.06-56
- Bundle unicode.pf2 with images
- Resolves: #2143725
- Resolves: #2144113
* Tue Nov 15 2022 Robbie Harwood - 2.06-55
- Font fixes (CVE-2022-2601 batch)
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2143725 - 2.06-55.fc36 secure boot problem (non-latin1 characters broken)
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143725
[ 2 ] Bug #2144113 - Latest grub2 breaks gfxterm
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2144113
[ 3 ] Bug #2146545 - Latest grub2 build drops unicode.pf2 , which breaks multiple critical image composes
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2146545
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-f86e203baf' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
  http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
  https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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