[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: audit-1.6.8-4.fc8

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-04-08 23:47:42

Name        : audit
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.6.8
Release     : 4.fc8
URL         : http://people.redhat.com/sgrubb/audit/
Summary     : User space tools for 2.6 kernel auditing
Description :
The audit package contains the user space utilities for
storing and searching the audit records generate by
the audit subsystem in the Linux 2.6 kernel.

Update Information:

This release fixes the init script headers to not provide LSB info. This was
causing audit to start too late.    It also fixes a problem where saddr fields
were not being decoded correctly on avc events in ausearch.    This also fixes a
buffer overflow in audit_log_user_command that is caught by FORTIFY_SOURCE,
resulting in an application crash. sudo is the only application known to use
this vulnerable function.

* Wed Apr  2 2008 Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> 1.6.8-4
- Fix overflow in audit_log_user_command bz 438840
- Remove LSB headers from init scripts
- Fix ausearch to not escape saddr in avcs
* Fri Mar 14 2008 Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> 1.6.8-3
- Better fix for memleak in audit event dispatcher
* Sun Mar  2 2008 Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> 1.6.8-2
- Fix memleak in audit event dispatcher
* Fri Feb 15 2008 Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> 1.6.8-1
- New upstream version
- Cleanup descriptors in audispd before running plugin
- Fix 'recent' keyword for aureport/search
- Add detection of failed group authentication to audisp-prelude
* Thu Jan 31 2008 Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> 1.6.7-1
- New upstream version
- Adds prelude IDS plugin for IDMEF alerts
- In ausearch/report, add new command line option --input-logs (#428860)
- Avoid touching auditd.conf most of the time (#408501)
* Fri Jan 11 2008 Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> 1.6.5-2
Updates from spec file review
* Mon Jan  7 2008 Steve Grubb <sgrubb at redhat.com> 1.6.5-1
- New upstream version
- Add RACF zos remote audispd plugin (Klaus Kiwi)
- Fix audit log permissions on rotate. If group is root 0400, otherwise 0440
- Update system-config-audit to version 0.4.5 (Miloslav Trmac)
- Fix keep_logs when num_logs option disabled (#325561)
- Allow use of errno strings for exit codes in audit rules
- If auditd logging was suspended, it can be resumed with SIGUSR2 (#251639)
- Updated CAPP, LSPP, and NISPOM rules for new capabilities
- Added aulastlog utility

  [ 1 ] Bug #440275 - CVE-2008-1628 audit: audit_log_user_command() Buffer Overflow

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update audit' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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