brltty (Braille TTY) is a background process (daemon) which provides accessto the Linux console (when in text mode) for a blind person using arefreshable braille display. It drives the braille display, and providescomplete screen review functionality.It was discovered that a brltty library had an insecure relative RPATH(runtime library search path) set in the ELF (Executable and LinkingFormat) header. A local user able to convince another user to run anapplication using brltty in an attacker-controlled directory, could runarbitrary code with the privileges of the victim. (CVE-2008-3279)These updated packages also provide fixes for the following bugs:Creating screen inspection device /dev/vcsa...done.was presented at the console. This was inadequate, especially during theinitial install of the system. These updated packages do not send anymessage to the console during installation. (BZ#529163)All brltty users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichresolve these issues.