Slackware-current ChangeLog (2014-08-01)

Fri Aug 1 21:13:18 UTC 2014

  • n/dhcpcd-6.0.5-i486-3.txz
    This update fixes a security issue where a specially crafted packet
    received from a malicious DHCP server causes dhcpcd to enter an infinite
    loop causing a denial of service.
    Thanks to Tobias Stoeckmann for the bug report.
    (* Security fix *)
  • xap/xscreensaver-5.29-i486-2.txz
    Disabled nag screen that says “This version of XScreenSaver is very old!
    Please upgrade!” when the age of the software exceeds 12 months.
  • n/samba-4.1.11-i486-1.txz
    This update fixes a remote code execution attack on unauthenticated nmbd
    NetBIOS name services. A malicious browser can send packets that may
    overwrite the heap of the target nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon.
    It may be possible to use this to generate a remote code execution
    vulnerability as the superuser (root).
    For more information, see:
    (* Security fix *)
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