Fedora Core 3 Update: sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3

    Date01 Apr 2005
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Updated package.
    Fedora Update Notification
    Product     : Fedora Core 3
    Name        : sharutils
    Version     : 4.2.1
    Release     : 22.1.FC3
    Summary     : The GNU shar utilities for packaging and unpackaging shell 
    Description :
    The sharutils package contains the GNU shar utilities, a set of tools
    for encoding and decoding packages of files (in binary or text format)
    in a special plain text format called shell archives (shar).  This
    format can be sent through e-mail (which can be problematic for regular
    binary files).  The shar utility supports a wide range of capabilities
    (compressing, uuencoding, splitting long files for multi-part
    mailings, providing checksums), which make it very flexible at
    creating shar files.  After the files have been sent, the unshar tool
    scans mail messages looking for shar files.  Unshar automatically
    strips off mail headers and introductory text and then unpacks the
    shar files.
    Install sharutils if you send binary files through e-mail.
    * Thu Mar 31 2005 Than Ngo  4.2.1-22.1.FC3
    - apply patch to fix multiple buffer overflows #152574
    This update can be downloaded from:
    df4a4a01dcbe7fbb544847478aecf4a5  SRPMS/sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3.src.rpm
    1055ee07d931b09552277514bf83a50c  x86_64/sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3.x86_64.rpm
    cf3bef5c2a37e560fef8486280fed96b  i386/sharutils-4.2.1-22.1.FC3.i386.rpm
    This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
    launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.
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