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xguest 1.0.10 updates

Security fix for CVE-2016-4980

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-372b6f936e
  • Date: June 29, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-372b6f936e
2016-06-29 11:14:44.594565
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Name : xguest
Product : Fedora 24
Version : 1.0.10
Release : 34.fc24
URL : http://people.fedoraproject.org/~dwalsh/xguest/
Summary : Creates xguest user as a locked down user
Description :
Installing this package sets up the xguest user to be used as a temporary
account to switch to or as a kiosk user account. The account is disabled unless
SELinux is in enforcing mode. The user is only allowed to log in via graphical login program.
The home and temporary directories of the user will be polyinstantiated and
mounted on tmpfs.

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Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2016-4980
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1346016 - CVE-2016-4980 xguest insecure password creation
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1346016
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update xguest' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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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