Fedora 12: dstat Security Update

    Date04 Dec 2009
    CategoryFedora
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    This release fixes above mentioned security issue, adds several enhancements and fixes few other bugs. For complete information, please see changelog.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-12674
    2009-12-04 22:41:38
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    Name        : dstat
    Product     : Fedora 12
    Version     : 0.7.0
    Release     : 1.fc12
    URL         : http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/dstat/
    Summary     : Versatile resource statistics tool
    Description :
    Dstat is a versatile replacement for vmstat, iostat, netstat and ifstat.
    Dstat overcomes some of their limitations and adds some extra features,
    more counters and flexibility. Dstat is handy for monitoring systems
    during performance tuning tests, benchmarks or troubleshooting.
    
    Dstat allows you to view all of your system resources instantly, you
    can eg. compare disk usage in combination with interrupts from your
    IDE controller, or compare the network bandwidth numbers directly
    with the disk throughput (in the same interval).
    
    Dstat gives you detailed selective information in columns and clearly
    indicates in what magnitude and unit the output is displayed. Less
    confusion, less mistakes.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    This release fixes above mentioned security issue, adds several enhancements and
    fixes few other bugs. For complete information, please see changelog.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Thu Dec  3 2009 Jan Zeleny  - 0.7.0-1
    - rebased to 0.7.0
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #538459 - CVE-2009-3894 dstat insecure module search path
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=538459
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update dstat' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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