[COMMITTED] Mention CVE-2014-4043 in NEWS
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Message ID 1403335647-12000-1-git-send-email-allan@archlinux.org
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Allan McRae June 21, 2014, 7:27 a.m. UTC
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 ChangeLog | 4 ++++
 NEWS      | 6 ++++++
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diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 047fa62..67b7896 100644
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@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@ 
+2014-06-21  Allan McRae  <allan@archlinux.org>
+
+	* NEWS: Mention CVE-2014-4043.
+
 2014-06-20  Roland McGrath  <roland@hack.frob.com>
 
 	* nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/smp.h: Moved ...
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
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@@ -54,6 +54,12 @@  Version 2.20
   default mutexes are elided via __builtin_tbegin, if the cpu supports
   transactions. By default lock elision is not enabled and the elision code
   is not built.
+
+* CVE-2014-4043 The posix_spawn_file_actions_addopen implementation did not
+  copy the path argument.  This allowed programs to cause posix_spawn to
+  deference a dangling pointer, or use an unexpected pathname argument if
+  the string was modified after the posix_spawn_file_actions_addopen
+  invocation.
 
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