Fedora Core 3 Update: util-linux-2.12a-24.3

Karel Zak kzak at redhat.com
Sat Jun 18 00:10:37 UTC 2005

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : util-linux
Version     : 2.12a
Release     : 24.3
Summary     : A collection of basic system utilities.
Description :
The util-linux package contains a large variety of low-level system
utilities that are necessary for a Linux system to function. Among
others, Util-linux contains the fdisk configuration tool and the login


* Thu Jun 16 2005 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.12a-24.3

- fix #160282, #149997 – Group passwords are not working with newgrp command
- fix #143597 – NEWGRP asks for password when switching to default GID
- fix #159418 – sfdisk unusable - crashes immediately on invocation
- fix #157656 – CRM 546998 : Possible bug in vipw, changes permissions of /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow

This update can be downloaded from:

495bea5115433ec583aa747639e502ed  SRPMS/util-linux-2.12a-24.3.src.rpm
ef2237f6da71fef9e2793457f1a983b7  x86_64/util-linux-2.12a-24.3.x86_64.rpm
5636eb631c7df51fd3da8d5ed1b4a657  x86_64/debug/util-linux-debuginfo-2.12a-24.3.x86_64.rpm
01e05f29ae0d632f4e0af87ab6f81eed  i386/util-linux-2.12a-24.3.i386.rpm
62400f7264ce0dc2034452599b74fe6c  i386/debug/util-linux-debuginfo-2.12a-24.3.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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