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Fedora 34: axel 2021-5214bd8f14

Date 04 May 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Update to new release. 2.17.8+ include the security fix for CVE-2020-13614 axel: TLS implementation lacks hostname verification leading to possible confidentiality breach
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2021-5214bd8f14
2021-05-05 01:20:25.877561
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Name        : axel
Product     : Fedora 34
Version     : 2.17.10
Release     : 1.fc34
URL         : https://github.com/axel-download-accelerator/axel
Summary     : Light command line download accelerator for Linux and Unix
Description :
Axel tries to accelerate HTTP/FTP downloading process by using
multiple connections for one file. It can use multiple mirrors for a
download. Axel has no dependencies and is lightweight, so it might
be useful as a wget clone on byte-critical systems.

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Update Information:

Update to new release.   2.17.8+ include the security fix for  CVE-2020-13614
axel: TLS implementation lacks hostname verification leading to possible
confidentiality breach
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Apr 26 2021 Frantisek Zatloukal  - 2.17.10-1
- Updated to axel-2.17.10
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1848468 - CVE-2020-13614 axel: TLS implementation lacks hostname verification leading to possible confidentiality breach [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1848468
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2021-5214bd8f14' 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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