Slackware: 2020-083-01: gd Security Update

    Date23 Mar 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    New gd packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues.
    
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    [slackware-security]  gd (SSA:2020-083-01)
    
    New gd packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to
    fix security issues.
    
    
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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    patches/packages/gd-2.3.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      This update fixes bugs and security issues:
      Potential double-free in gdImage*Ptr().
      gdImageColorMatch() out of bounds write on heap.
      Uninitialized read in gdImageCreateFromXbm().
      Double-free in gdImageBmp.
      Potential NULL pointer dereference in gdImageClone().
      Potential infinite loop in gdImageCreateFromGifCtx().
      For more information, see:
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-6978
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-6977
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-11038
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-1000222
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-14553
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-5711
      (* 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 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/gd-2.3.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/gd-2.3.0-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/gd-2.3.0-i586-1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/gd-2.3.0-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    MD5 signatures:
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    Slackware 14.2 package:
    02054b210ea398c39294503cfd96932a  gd-2.3.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    b9de5217fd1c323ece6c42d59118f611  gd-2.3.0-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware -current package:
    073b5aa2f29173ac3549a55fae397a78  l/gd-2.3.0-i586-1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    ada8d37a3346d51cf1b773c01cbca8ce  l/gd-2.3.0-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    Installation instructions:
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    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg gd-2.3.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    
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