Slackware64-14.2 ChangeLog (2015-07-07)

Tue Jul 7 22:59:17 UTC 2015

  • ap/cups-2.0.3-x86_64-1.txz
    This release fixes bugs and a couple of security issues:
    CWE-911: Improper Update of Reference Count - CVE-2015-1158
    This bug could allow an attacker to upload a replacement CUPS
    configuration file and mount further attacks.
    CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation
    (Cross-site Scripting) - CVE-2015-1159
    A cross-site scripting bug in the CUPS templating engine allows this
    bug to be exploited when a user browses the web. In certain cases,
    the CGI template can echo user input to file rather than escaping the
    text first. This may be used to set up a reflected XSS attack in
    the QUERY parameter of the web interface help page.
    For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1158
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1159
    (* Security fix *)
  • ap/cups-filters-1.0.71-x86_64-1.txz
    Fixed overflows and lack of bounds checking in texttopdf.
    For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-3258
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-3259
    (* Security fix *)
  • ap/lm_sensors-3.3.5-x86_64-1.txz
  • ap/nano-2.4.2-x86_64-1.txz
  • ap/screen-4.3.1-x86_64-1.txz
  • d/python-2.7.10-x86_64-1.txz
  • l/gst-plugins-base-1.4.5-x86_64-1.txz
  • l/gst-plugins-good-1.4.5-x86_64-1.txz
  • l/gstreamer-1.4.5-x86_64-1.txz
  • n/bind-9.10.2_P2-x86_64-1.txz
    This update fixes a security issue where an attacker who can cause
    a validating resolver to query a zone containing specifically constructed
    contents can cause that resolver to fail an assertion and terminate due
    to a defect in validation code. This means that a recursive resolver that
    is performing DNSSEC validation can be deliberately stopped by an attacker
    who can cause the resolver to perform a query against a
    maliciously-constructed zone. This will result in a denial of service to
    clients who rely on that resolver.
    For more information, see:
    https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01267/
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-4620
    (* Security fix *)
  • n/ntp-4.2.8p3-x86_64-1.txz
    This update fixes a security issue where under specific circumstances an
    attacker can send a crafted packet to cause a vulnerable ntpd instance to
    crash. Since this requires 1) ntpd set up to allow remote configuration
    (not allowed by default), and 2) knowledge of the configuration password,
    and 3) access to a computer entrusted to perform remote configuration,
    the vulnerability is considered low-risk.
    For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-5146
    (* Security fix *)
  • xap/imagemagick-6.9.1_7-x86_64-1.txz
    Added –with-gcc-arch=$ARCH to fix illegal instruction errors on 32-bit
    platforms with non-AMD processors. Thanks to Kirils Solovjovs.
  • xap/mozilla-firefox-39.0-x86_64-1.txz
    This release contains security fixes and improvements.
    For more information, see:
    http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox.html
    (* Security fix *)
  • d/make-3.82-x86_64-6.txz
    Added whitespace handling patch from upstream. Thanks to Michele Ballabio.
  • l/glade3-3.8.5-x86_64-2.txz
    Recompiled to eliminate remaining libpng14 references in .la files.
  • l/gst-plugins-base0-0.10.36-x86_64-2.txz
    Recompiled to eliminate remaining libpng14 references in .la files.
  • l/notify-python-0.1.1-x86_64-4.txz
    Recompiled to eliminate remaining libpng14 references in .la files.
  • l/pygtk-2.24.0-x86_64-2.txz
    Recompiled to eliminate remaining libpng14 references in .la files.
  • x/scim-hangul-0.3.2-x86_64-4.txz
    Recompiled to eliminate remaining libpng14 references in .la files.
  • xap/pidgin-2.10.11-x86_64-2.txz
    Patched to use gstreamer-1.x. Thanks to Heinz Wiesinger.
  • testing/source/config-testing-4.1.1/*
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  • by Giuseppe Di Terlizzi