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    Slackware: 2020-294-01: freetype Security Update

    Date 20 Oct 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    New freetype packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.
    
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    [slackware-security]  freetype (SSA:2020-294-01)
    
    New freetype 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/freetype-2.6.3-i586-3_slack14.2.txz:  Rebuilt.
      Fix heap buffer overflow in embedded PNG bitmap handling.
      For more information, see:
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-15999
      (* 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 14.0:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/freetype-2.5.5-i486-3_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/freetype-2.5.5-x86_64-3_slack14.0.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/freetype-2.5.5-i486-3_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/freetype-2.5.5-x86_64-3_slack14.1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/freetype-2.6.3-i586-3_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/freetype-2.6.3-x86_64-3_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/freetype-2.10.4-i586-1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/freetype-2.10.4-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    MD5 signatures:
    +-------------+
    
    Slackware 14.0 package:
    bef4a8ff7ea2ea76731ff99c2356bb31  freetype-2.5.5-i486-3_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
    425bf27d171d2913c79d53e200b241b4  freetype-2.5.5-x86_64-3_slack14.0.txz
    
    Slackware 14.1 package:
    7079bd2e315a8ccc29102f92621df53c  freetype-2.5.5-i486-3_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
    bb9b36305cbd760b67c60bf6655cf9de  freetype-2.5.5-x86_64-3_slack14.1.txz
    
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    222af2c02358c844eec303a41b1dd91d  freetype-2.6.3-i586-3_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    a1ae0c1201ab2128f7a5d42ca248936a  freetype-2.6.3-x86_64-3_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware -current package:
    bd27581eed2b9068f4a7c72dbc70b98a  l/freetype-2.10.4-i586-1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    a66931bd6ea3213f8922c748716eef44  l/freetype-2.10.4-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    Installation instructions:
    +------------------------+
    
    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg freetype-2.6.3-i586-3_slack14.2.txz 
    
    
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