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A gerbv security update has been released for Fedora 37.



[SECURITY] Fedora 37 Update: gerbv-2.9.8-1.fc37


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-5f5bea627b
2023-08-19 00:47:19.197885
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Name : gerbv
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 2.9.8
Release : 1.fc37
URL : https://github.com/gerbv/gerbv
Summary : Gerber file viewer from the gEDA toolkit
Description :
Gerber Viewer (gerbv) is a viewer for Gerber files. Gerber files
are generated from PCB CAD system and sent to PCB manufacturers
as basis for the manufacturing process. The standard supported
by gerbv is RS-274X.

gerbv also supports drill files. The format supported are known
under names as NC-drill or Excellon. The format is a bit undefined
and different EDA-vendors implement it different.

gerbv is listed among Fedora Electronic Lab (FEL) packages.

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Update Information:

update to 2.9.8
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Aug 2 2023 Filipe Rosset [rosset.filipe@gmail.com] - 2.9.8-1
- update to 2.9.8
* Wed Jul 19 2023 Fedora Release Engineering [releng@fedoraproject.org] - 2.9.5-3
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild
* Thu Jan 19 2023 Fedora Release Engineering [releng@fedoraproject.org] - 2.9.5-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_38_Mass_Rebuild
* Sun Dec 11 2022 Alain Vigne [avigne@fedoraproject.org] - 2.9.5-1
- new upstream release
- SPDX license identifier
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2075792 - gerbv project moved, new versions released
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2075792
[ 2 ] Bug #2159185 - CVE-2021-40393 gerbv: Gerbv RS-274X format aperture macro variables out-of-bounds write vulnerability [fedora-all]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2159185
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-5f5bea627b' 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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