Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 838162
CVE-2012-3381 sblim-sfcb: insecure LD_LIBRARY_PATH usage [epel-5]
Last modified: 2016-08-29 08:19:05 EDT
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The patch seems to be available since long
Could you please have a look?
Well, fixing this issue doesn't make much sense to me:
1) I wonder why sblim-sfcb is in EPEL, it's part of RHEL for longer time. Shouldn't it be removed from EPEL then? (I wasn't able to find it in Fedora packaging guidelines.)
2) low/low and it's resolved by using systemd in recent Fedora/RHEL releases.
But okay, if you're interested...
sblim-sfcb-1.3.8-2.el5 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 5.
(In reply to Vitezslav Crhonek from comment #2)
> Well, fixing this issue doesn't make much sense to me:
> 1) I wonder why sblim-sfcb is in EPEL, it's part of RHEL for longer time.
> Shouldn't it be removed from EPEL then? (I wasn't able to find it in Fedora
> packaging guidelines.)
Yes, if the package is available via RHEL, it makes sense to retire it from EPEL repository.
Please do retire it from EPEL.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing sblim-sfcb-1.3.8-2.el5'
as soon as you are able to.
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then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Did you have chance to file for its retirement from epel-5?
thanks for reminder, done.
EL5 branch has been retired.
Closing this bug.