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Fedora 32: gnuchess 2021-a58cb9bc7a

Date 16 Apr 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Patch for CVE-2021-30184.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2021-a58cb9bc7a
2021-04-16 14:42:40.037684
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Name        : gnuchess
Product     : Fedora 32
Version     : 6.2.7
Release     : 5.fc32
URL         : https://www.gnu.org/software/chess/
Summary     : The GNU chess program
Description :
The gnuchess package contains the GNU chess program.  By default,
GNU chess uses a curses text-based interface.  Alternatively, GNU chess
can be used in conjunction with the xboard user interface and the X
Window System for play using a graphical chess board.

Install the gnuchess package if you would like to play chess on your
computer.  If you'd like to use a graphical interface with GNU chess,
you'll also need to install the xboard package and the X Window System.

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Update Information:

Patch for CVE-2021-30184.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Apr  8 2021 Gwyn Ciesla  - 6.2.7-5
- Patch for CVE-2021-30184
* Tue Jan 26 2021 Fedora Release Engineering  - 6.2.7-4
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_34_Mass_Rebuild
* Sat Aug  1 2020 Fedora Release Engineering  - 6.2.7-3
- Second attempt - Rebuilt for
  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_33_Mass_Rebuild
* Mon Jul 27 2020 Fedora Release Engineering  - 6.2.7-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_33_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1947594 - CVE-2021-30184 gnuchess: buffer overflows in the cmd_pgnload() and cmd_pgnreplay() functions in frontend/cmd.cc [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1947594
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2021-a58cb9bc7a' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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