Bug 160780 - Ethereal must be PIE
Ethereal must be PIE
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ethereal (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Radek Vokal
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Reported: 2005-06-17 05:09 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-05 02:22:02 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-06-17 05:09:14 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #160778 +++

Ethereal (tethereal and gnome ethereal) are currently not compiled as position
independant executables (PIE).  A number of security issues recently would have
been mitigated somewhat by having Ethereal as PIE.  This is a request that we do
an update for Ethereal for FC3 and FC4
Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2005-08-03 09:18:01 EDT
FC3 and FC4 ethereals are now compiled as PIE.
Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-08-05 02:22:02 EDT
FC3 and FC4 updates are now relased.

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