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2.11.  RHEA-2009:1296: libassuan

A new package, libassuan, is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
libassuan is a small library that implements the Assuan protocol. The protocol, which provides a server and client interface, is used for Inter-process Communication (IPC) between newer GNU Privacy Guard (gnupg2) components.
This new package is required by the new gnupg2 utility. GnuPG 2.0 is a newer version of GnuPG, a tool for secure communication and data storage. GnuPG 2.0 derives from a different design philosophy and includes additional support for S/MIME. (BZ#484192)
The package also addresses the following pre-release bug:
Users of gnupg2 are advised to upgrade to these updated libassuan packages, which resolve these issues.

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