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Installing ffmpeg on CentOS/RHEL servers

You can quickly install ffmpeg on or server via dag repository.

To proceed insert following lines to /etc/yum.repos.d/dag.repo

[dag]
name=Dag RPM Repository for Red Hat Enterprise
baseurl=https://apt.sw.be/redhat/el$releasever/en/$basearch/dag
gpgcheck=1
enabled=1

Add

/usr/local/lib

to

/etc/ld.so.conf

Then run:

ldconfig -v

Then run the following to install rpmforge-release info:

rpm -Uvh https://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/i386/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.i386.rpm

Finally update yum cache and install ffmpeg as follows:

yum update
yum install ffmpeg ffmpeg-devel

Done!

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OpenSSH compromised on RHEL and Fedora?

Couple of weeks back few of Fedora servers have been compromised or there was a security breach. It has been confirmed by Fedora project leader via mailing list post. This security breach has compromised OpenSSH packages on Fedora distributions. The issue is being investigated by Fedora team.

Today here is an another update from Security Tracker:

OpenSSH for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Packages May Have Been Compromised

RedHat confirms that this compromise does not affect the content distributed via Red Hat Network.

Solution: Red Hat has issued a fix.

Red Hat has published a list of the tampered packages and how to detect them a
t:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/openssh-blacklist.html

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0855.html