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A libcap security update has been released for Fedora 38.



[SECURITY] Fedora 38 Update: libcap-2.48-7.fc38


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-5911638116
2023-11-30 03:33:42.162945
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Name : libcap
Product : Fedora 38
Version : 2.48
Release : 7.fc38
URL : https://sites.google.com/site/fullycapable/
Summary : Library for getting and setting POSIX.1e capabilities
Description :
libcap is a library for getting and setting POSIX.1e (formerly POSIX 6)
draft 15 capabilities.

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Update Information:

Backport fix for CVE-2023-2602 and CVE-2023-2603
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Nov 22 2023 Carlos Rodriguez-Fernandez [carlosrodrifernandez@gmail.com] - 2.48-7
- Backport fix for CVE-2023-2602 and CVE-2023-2603
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2210635 - CVE-2023-2603 libcap: Integer Overflow in _libcap_strdup() [fedora-38]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2210635
[ 2 ] Bug #2210643 - CVE-2023-2602 libcap: Memory Leak on pthread_create() Error [fedora-38]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2210643
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-5911638116' 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

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