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    Slackware: 2019-354-02: tigervnc Security Update

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    New tigervnc packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues.
    
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    [slackware-security]  tigervnc (SSA:2019-354-02)
    
    New tigervnc packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to
    fix security issues.
    
    
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
    +--------------------------+
    patches/packages/tigervnc-1.10.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      From tigervnc.org: "This is a security release to fix a number of issues
      that were found by Kaspersky Lab. These issues affect both the client and
      server and could theoretically allow a malicious peer to take control
      over the software on the other side. No working exploit is known at this
      time, and the issues require the peer to first be authenticated. We still
      urge users to upgrade when possible."
      (* Security fix *)
    +--------------------------+
    
    
    Where to find the new packages:
    +-----------------------------+
    
    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 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/tigervnc-1.10.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/tigervnc-1.10.1-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/extra/tigervnc/tigervnc-1.10.1-i586-1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/extra/tigervnc/tigervnc-1.10.1-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    MD5 signatures:
    +-------------+
    
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    235e4af04cdfbc6f1bb7738cfded4b9a  tigervnc-1.10.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    226ff10061b1de509edff1bbf4d71a48  tigervnc-1.10.1-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware -current package:
    834a239329766b52ba472d6aee3c5b15  tigervnc-1.10.1-i586-1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    e66f3aa17e325db5cb3c14120de83c4e  tigervnc-1.10.1-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    Installation instructions:
    +------------------------+
    
    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg tigervnc-1.10.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    
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