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A binutils security update has been released for Fedora Core 4

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : binutils
Version :

Release : 2.1

Summary : A GNU collection of binary utilities.
Description :
Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for the contents of an archive), size (for listing the section sizes of an
object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings from files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for converting addresses to file and line).


* Wed Jun 29 2005 Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com>

- further bfd, readelf and binutils robustification (CAN-2005-1704, #158680)

This update can be downloaded from:

812630f01f203ad9208ded5358e3fe3c SRPMS/binutils-
8977f41a62e29ccf698fbc1f898bb877 ppc/binutils-
892e80d7fbc245f2b44e6bb53e2e5a0b ppc/debug/binutils-debuginfo-
222c7f09f05584cdb3507910383cc546 x86_64/binutils-
5b33b9647d85ceb8ca8318fe5465d723 x86_64/debug/binutils-debuginfo-
342b4fa7d7b35e734d578d3256dcc275 i386/binutils-
a26f81573d736e2316632448ab1ea6f9 i386/debug/binutils-debuginfo-

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.