Fedora 29: bird FEDORA-2019-b629e3b97f

    Date19 Sep 2019
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    BIRD 1.6.8 (2019-09-10)
    Fedora Update Notification
    2019-09-20 01:33:15.991438
    Name        : bird
    Product     : Fedora 29
    Version     : 1.6.8
    Release     : 1.fc29
    URL         : https://bird.network.cz
    Summary     : BIRD Internet Routing Daemon
    Description :
    BIRD is a dynamic IP routing daemon supporting both, IPv4 and IPv6, Border
    Gateway Protocol (BGPv4), Routing Information Protocol (RIPv2, RIPng), Open
    Shortest Path First protocol (OSPFv2, OSPFv3), Babel Routing Protocol (Babel),
    Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), IPv6 router advertisements, static
    routes, inter-table protocol, command-line interface allowing on-line control
    and inspection of the status of the daemon, soft reconfiguration as well as a
    powerful language for route filtering.
    This package contains IPv4 version.
    Update Information:
    BIRD 1.6.8 (2019-09-10) =======================    * Several important bugfixes
    * Wed Sep 11 2019 Robert Scheck  - 1.6.8-1
    - Upgrade to 1.6.8 (#1751031, #1751349)
    * Mon Aug  5 2019 Robert Scheck  - 1.6.7-1
    - Upgrade to 1.6.7
    * Sat Mar 30 2019 Robert Scheck  - 1.6.6-1
    - Upgrade to 1.6.6
    * Fri Jan 18 2019 Robert Scheck  - 1.6.5-1
    - Upgrade to 1.6.5
    - Modernization and cleanup of spec file
    - Ensure /etc/bird.conf can be only read by BIRD user
    * Mon Nov 12 2018 Stanislav Kozina  - 1.6.4-2
    - bird should run under bird user and group rather than root (#1397574)
    - bird should run in foreground (#1285672)
    * Mon Nov 12 2018 Stanislav Kozina  - 1.6.4-1
    - Update bird to 1.6.4 (#1642737)
      [ 1 ] Bug #1751031 - CVE-2019-16159 bird: incorrect logical expressionwhen checking the validity of an input message leads to stack-based buffer overflow
    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
    su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2019-b629e3b97f' at the command
    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
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