Slackware: 2019-054-01: file Security Update

    Date23 Feb 2019
    CategorySlackware
    442
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    New file packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.
    
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    [slackware-security]  file (SSA:2019-054-01)
    
    New file packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to
    fix security issues.
    
    
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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    patches/packages/file-5.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      Fix out-of-bounds read and denial-of-service security issues:
      For more information, see:
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-8906
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-8907
      (* Security fix *)
    +--------------------------+
    
    
    Where to find the new packages:
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    Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
    (http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
    to the Slackware project!  :-)
    
    Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
    additional mirror sites near you.
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/file-5.36-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/file-5.36-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/file-5.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/file-5.36-i586-1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/a/file-5.36-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    MD5 signatures:
    +-------------+
    
    Slackware 14.0 package:
    d774a800d99acb0ad52f312ed83a072f  file-5.36-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
    7be0a75f9f31f23b9c38b7ebf0192961  file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware 14.1 package:
    0ec7575d2786bb8c8abe7b568cab262f  file-5.36-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
    ca23033d9beedda72c0793b796ad10b2  file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    4dfa9268d6415052d99681543a884227  file-5.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    2e26d570e7b3c957155905b9150b1af0  file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware -current package:
    039ec7588178a2026e77bd96d2c98552  a/file-5.36-i586-1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    20d07d173c3a2314eabe27620f662195  a/file-5.36-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    Installation instructions:
    +------------------------+
    
    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg file-5.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    
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