Slackware: 2019-259-01: expat Security Update

    Date16 Sep 2019
    CategorySlackware
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    New expat packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.
    
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    [slackware-security]  expat (SSA:2019-259-01)
    
    New expat packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current
    to fix a security issue.
    
    
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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    patches/packages/expat-2.2.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      Fix heap overflow triggered by XML_GetCurrentLineNumber (or
      XML_GetCurrentColumnNumber), and deny internal entities closing the doctype.
      For more information, see:
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-15903
      (* 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/expat-2.2.8-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/expat-2.2.8-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/expat-2.2.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/expat-2.2.8-i586-1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    MD5 signatures:
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    Slackware 14.0 package:
    5083c04afc9877a10abe5bd151b7236d  expat-2.2.8-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
    77efa3806a9ed98fddc044e8f0d25f1d  expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware 14.1 package:
    f68d41735c3cc218855491abe43b9755  expat-2.2.8-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
    f9f9213aa7c70976a14676568ab414c8  expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    c7c7a2e1055d12fe2a8b5ff6be640c52  expat-2.2.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    00632a5b09d08316ee66fa63e4e23d27  expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware -current package:
    fc31f923d41d753d2681472fb3203a27  l/expat-2.2.8-i586-1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    51baab2bafea79c8b39f1d6a35db12b7  l/expat-2.2.8-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    Installation instructions:
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    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg expat-2.2.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    
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