Slackware-14.2 ChangeLog (2017-10-27)

Fri Oct 27 20:34:35 UTC 2017

  • patches/packages/NetworkManager-1.8.4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    This update is provided to address issues with wifi scanning when using the
    new wpa_supplicant with certain hardware drivers. If you're not having
    problems, you don't need this update (but it probably won't hurt).
  • patches/packages/network-manager-applet-1.8.4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    This package goes along with the optional NetworkManager update.
  • patches/packages/php-5.6.32-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    Several security bugs were fixed in this release:
    Out of bounds read in timelib_meridian().
    The arcfour encryption stream filter crashes PHP.
    Applied upstream patch for PCRE (CVE-2016-1283).
    For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-1283
    (* Security fix *)
  • patches/packages/wget-1.19.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    This update fixes stack and heap overflows in in HTTP protocol handling.
    For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-13089
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-13090
    (* Security fix *)
  • news/2017/10/27/slackware-14.2-changelog.txt
  • Last modified: 3 years ago
  • by Giuseppe Di Terlizzi