Fedora 20: texlive Security Update

    Date02 Apr 2015
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    CVE-2015-0296 texlive rpm scriptlet allows unprivileged user to delete arbitrary files. This update fixes this issue
    Fedora Update Notification
    2015-03-21 00:16:07
    Name        : texlive
    Product     : Fedora 20
    Version     : 2013
    Release     : 6.20131226_r32488.fc20
    URL         : http://tug.org/texlive/
    Summary     : TeX formatting system
    Description :
    The TeX Live software distribution offers a complete TeX system for a
    variety of Unix, Macintosh, Windows and other platforms. It
    encompasses programs for editing, typesetting, previewing and printing
    of TeX documents in many different languages, and a large collection
    of TeX macros and font libraries.
    The distribution includes extensive general documentation about TeX,
    as well as the documentation for the included software packages.
    Update Information:
    CVE-2015-0296 texlive rpm scriptlet allows unprivileged user to delete arbitrary files. This update fixes this issue
    * Fri Feb 27 2015 Than Ngo  3:2013-6-20131226
    - bz#1197084, Security fix for CVE-2015-0296
    * Thu May 15 2014 Petr Pisar  - 2013-5-20131226
    - Do not export private perl modules (bug #1085424)
    * Thu Dec 26 2013 Jindrich Novy  - 2013-4-20131226
    - sync with upstream + add BR: libpaper-devel, potrace-devel
    - remove generated files upon update to avoid 'I'm stymified', etc.
    - update co_source - upstream SVN checkout script
    - disable Perl dependencies generation for F19 and older (#1023876)
    - always have format in printf() #1037351
    - fixes #921805, #952080, #1020941, #1025679, #1045794
    - Merry Christmas!
      [ 1 ] Bug #1197082 - CVE-2015-0296 texlive rpm scriptlet allows unprivileged user to delete arbitrary files
    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
    su -c 'yum update texlive' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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