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[slackware-security]  polkit (SSA:2021-158-02)

New polkit packages are available for Slackware 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/polkit-0.113-i586-3_slack14.2.txz:  Rebuilt.
  This update includes a mitigation for local privilege escalation using
  polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync().
  For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3560
  (* 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 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/polkit-0.113-i586-3_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/polkit-0.113-x86_64-3_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/polkit-0.119-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/polkit-0.119-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.2 package:
d0a4fd417b76e84c8d9cd6ebe114e647  polkit-0.113-i586-3_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
d7772cbf234dc38e87298cbaa37ba80e  polkit-0.113-x86_64-3_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
64fec13a890084fb063867ddca80cc3f  l/polkit-0.119-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
69e81fef9df950635769876e703ed639  l/polkit-0.119-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg polkit-0.113-i586-3_slack14.2.txz


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