Slackware: 2019-274-01: tcpdump Security Update

    Date 01 Oct 2019
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    New libpcap and tcpdump packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.
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    [slackware-security]  tcpdump (SSA:2019-274-01)
    New libpcap and tcpdump 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:
    patches/packages/libpcap-1.9.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      This update is required for the new version of tcpdump.
    patches/packages/tcpdump-4.9.3-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      Fix buffer overflow/overread vulnerabilities and command line
      argument/local issues.
      For more information, see:
      (* Security fix *)
    Where to find the new packages:
    Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
    ( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
    to the Slackware project!  :-)
    Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
    additional mirror sites near you.
    Updated packages for Slackware 14.0:
    Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
    Updated packages for Slackware 14.1:
    Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
    Updated packages for Slackware 14.2:
    Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    Updated packages for Slackware -current:
    Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    MD5 signatures:
    Slackware 14.0 packages:
    0855bcc24c0d39f6ec3c6fa7d956ebf4  libpcap-1.9.1-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    1c53d8ea7923c5947dbbf0eb2dfca2aa  tcpdump-4.9.3-i486-1_slack14.0.txz
    Slackware x86_64 14.0 packages:
    080435560c6498ba82e3131d9d7f36e4  libpcap-1.9.1-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    3740823881e104943cb15be6870a0e7d  tcpdump-4.9.3-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz
    Slackware 14.1 packages:
    7f1dffd77993897a3729c1fb3ea5e395  libpcap-1.9.1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    b267563e154bbddab251e8e2c7a11f69  tcpdump-4.9.3-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    Slackware x86_64 14.1 packages:
    1177a6f007a4924c2116d15f8cb92900  libpcap-1.9.1-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    de9844ab61993927903a91fc05450c8c  tcpdump-4.9.3-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    Slackware 14.2 packages:
    2672c9a84590170ff8f7f2b233af9a38  libpcap-1.9.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    578dbf94aa192915243e2d200c557cc5  tcpdump-4.9.3-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 packages:
    16f70962eebe606d3d9668202752bc51  libpcap-1.9.1-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    0a4b8400d30a84bc1df774b3537cb4b5  tcpdump-4.9.3-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    Slackware -current packages:
    8765839c82fc67a8075b9e1c5211776b  l/libpcap-1.9.0-i586-1.txz
    9de3c38d7c061534d28b5b599ab5d563  n/tcpdump-4.9.2-i586-3.txz
    Slackware x86_64 -current packages:
    cb278799afec0d6e99ce9a126b9e65f3  l/libpcap-1.9.1-x86_64-1.txz
    2d14083ccadb447e5af06e0f940fefa5  n/tcpdump-4.9.3-x86_64-1.txz
    Installation instructions:
    Upgrade the packages as root:
    # upgradepkg libpcap-1.9.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz tcpdump-4.9.3-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

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