Slackware: 2019-135-01: rdesktop Security Update

    Date 15 May 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    New rdesktop packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.
    
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    [slackware-security]  rdesktop (SSA:2019-135-01)
    
    New rdesktop 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/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      This update fixes security issues:
      Add bounds checking to protocol handling in order to fix many
      security problems when communicating with a malicious server.
      (* Security fix *)
    +--------------------------+
    
    
    Where to find the new packages:
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    Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
    (https://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
    to the Slackware project!  :-)
    
    Also see the "Get Slack" section on https://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/rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    MD5 signatures:
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    Slackware 14.0 package:
    ba367efcf0f70167a8791d2211f8ca43  rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
    1495fd99d763c36ac434badb5e8586bf  rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware 14.1 package:
    c38052237f138380e385e4562006472f  rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
    b996ac69fd4379f1a08483e728adb276  rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    ba6af1c6c0c2adc89cfb94d39db1f976  rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    0715f48dc29c6ed4bf36900bd82425a3  rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware -current package:
    3185621a3ff1e79f204878060811094b  xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    b0e156f52fff64bc890e898e6de1c5e0  xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    Installation instructions:
    +------------------------+
    
    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    
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