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1.3. aide

1.3.1. RHBA-2010:0036: bug fix update

Note

This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as FASTRACK errata RHBA-2010:0036
An updated aide package that allows proper operation with the recently updated version of libgcrypt and makes minor man page changes is now available.
Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment (AIDE) is a program that creates a database of files on a system, and then uses that database to ensure file integrity and detect system intrusions.
This updated aide package includes the following fixes:
* the current version of libcgrypt includes a version-checking initialization step that aide was not doing. Running "aide -i" logged the following message to /var/log/messages:
aide: Libgcrypt warning: missing initialization - please fix the application
With this update, aide now includes the version-checking step required by libgcrypt and the libgcrypt warning is, consequently, no longer written to /var/log/messages. Note: although based on a proposed upstream patch, this update leaves secure memory enabled, unlike the proposed upstream change. (BZ#530485)
* the FILES section of the aide man page previously listed the locations for aide.conf, aide.db.gz and aide.db.new.gz with a pre-pended "%prefix" variable. The updated aide man page removes this variable, listing the file locations as complete but plain paths (eg "/etc/aide.conf"). (No BZ#)
All aide users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which includes this bug fix and man page change.

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