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[slackware-security]  libxml2 (SSA:2021-135-01)

New libxml2 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/libxml2-2.9.12-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes a denial-of-service security issue.
  For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3541
  (* Security fix *)
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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 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.12-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.12-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.12-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libxml2-2.9.12-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
3e2093b322813871a187fb316e513bd5  libxml2-2.9.12-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
0f5fa828de15a11e5505cc816cfd6559  libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
bb1d1330405d725f5bfed7b7702e9be7  libxml2-2.9.12-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
6e97a34ffff706fbc5f91f53fbe52870  libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
5416577b62b07a7f195dc1036b3d99df  libxml2-2.9.12-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
bc64d12a5c2b4922925d529f295bc795  libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
9b80c20a53578db72137e1dd7ba2da1f  l/libxml2-2.9.12-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
24147c57887076d77cc07a6eca640031  l/libxml2-2.9.12-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libxml2-2.9.12-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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