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[slackware-security]  libX11 (SSA:2021-139-01)

New libX11 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/libX11-1.7.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes missing request length checks in libX11 that can lead to
  the emission of extra X protocol requests to the X server.
  For more information, see:
    https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2021-May/003088.html
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-31535
  (* 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/libX11-1.7.1-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libX11-1.7.1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libX11-1.7.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/x/libX11-1.7.1-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/x/libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
037e061214b75602fecda02dbeff4594  libX11-1.7.1-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
2d361c4a57965f7717c6baeeb64bfbdc  libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
2d248166e3300b2eddf1bf7cdfd9c48e  libX11-1.7.1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
1cbc196fc2b572d9ef1d782780e715c4  libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
e7a8f6730ee2a9f0c1d1b882ef19a328  libX11-1.7.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
93c50f408507ca0ec710ec0652911fc5  libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
c4e7afb55aa5cbac724d078bac62d48e  x/libX11-1.7.1-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
4c6d385206e5c2ba7614b1301b850115  x/libX11-1.7.1-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libX11-1.7.1-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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