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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2021-2c714d311f
2021-04-16 14:33:16.807827
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Name        : gnuchess
Product     : Fedora 33
Version     : 6.2.7
Release     : 5.fc33
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
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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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Fedora 33: gnuchess 2021-2c714d311f

April 16, 2021

Summary

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.

Update Information:

Patch for CVE-2021-30184.

Change Log

* 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

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

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2021-2c714d311f' 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

Severity
Name : gnuchess
Product : Fedora 33
Version : 6.2.7
Release : 5.fc33
URL : https://www.gnu.org/software/chess/
Summary : The GNU chess program

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