Fedora Core Advisory: pwlib

Fedora Update Notification

Name : pwlib
Version : 1.5.0
Release : 4
Summary : Portable Windows Libary

Description :

PWLib is a cross-platform class library designed to support the
OpenH323 project. OpenH323 provides an implementation of the ITU
H.323 teleconferencing protocol, used by packages such as Gnome

Update Information:

A test suite for the H.225 protocol (part of the H.323 family)
provided by the NISCC uncovered bugs in PWLib prior to version
1.6.0. An attacker could trigger these bugs by sending carefully
crafted messages to an application. The effects of such an attack
can vary depending on the application, but would usually result in
a Denial of Service. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org/) has
assigned the name CAN-2004-0097 to this issue.

Users are advised to upgrade to the update packages, which
contain backported security fixes and are not vulnerable to these

Red Hat would like to thank Craig Southeren of the OpenH323
project for providing the fixes for these issues.

* Tue Feb 17 2004 Alexander Larsson <alexl@redhat.com> 1.5.0-4

This update can be downloaded from:


d481d474e888b9b014e0db1716a2e40b SRPMS/pwlib-1.5.0-4.src.rpm
abf19de25472066bf79062c552c0f677 i386/pwlib-1.5.0-4.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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