Slackware: 2022-263-01: expat Security Update | LinuxSecurity.com

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[slackware-security]  expat (SSA:2022-263-01)

New expat packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0,
and -current to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes a security issue:
  Heap use-after-free vulnerability in function doContent. Expected impact is
  denial of service or potentially arbitrary code execution.
  For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-40674
  (* 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/expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-i586-7_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/expat-2.4.9-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
8875d0a7ef12b8b874e0c7a8f3daec23  expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
54c5c55709bf30f4f1c25b058e0e9dc0  expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
415fb2239e9bf331a113fa5a969f54f6  expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
7d2cddd0b8f59955c015fd816b27f1cf  expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
afefed8cbde7f834e8ce26bed09942b3  expat-2.4.3-i586-7_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
b4275c9656969751a44d04babbbffdbd  expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.2.txz

Slackware 15.0 package:
3e20a4c46f535008c74bafa0c6e0ce4b  expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
f92b2727f730ace64518e86f62540b74  expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
61b854ca80084f8d10756696c385108c  l/expat-2.4.9-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
4367548913891639223cdccf9fac2827  l/expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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Slackware: 2022-263-01: expat Security Update

September 20, 2022
New expat packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix a security issue

Summary

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog: patches/packages/expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes a security issue: Heap use-after-free vulnerability in function doContent. Expected impact is denial of service or potentially arbitrary code execution. For more information, see: https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-40674 (* Security fix *)

Where Find 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/expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-i586-7_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/expat-2.4.9-i586-1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 Signatures

Slackware 14.0 package: 8875d0a7ef12b8b874e0c7a8f3daec23 expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: 54c5c55709bf30f4f1c25b058e0e9dc0 expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.0.txz
Slackware 14.1 package: 415fb2239e9bf331a113fa5a969f54f6 expat-2.4.3-i486-7_slack14.1.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 7d2cddd0b8f59955c015fd816b27f1cf expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.1.txz
Slackware 14.2 package: afefed8cbde7f834e8ce26bed09942b3 expat-2.4.3-i586-7_slack14.2.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: b4275c9656969751a44d04babbbffdbd expat-2.4.3-x86_64-7_slack14.2.txz
Slackware 15.0 package: 3e20a4c46f535008c74bafa0c6e0ce4b expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 15.0 package: f92b2727f730ace64518e86f62540b74 expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware -current package: 61b854ca80084f8d10756696c385108c l/expat-2.4.9-i586-1.txz
Slackware x86_64 -current package: 4367548913891639223cdccf9fac2827 l/expat-2.4.9-x86_64-1.txz

Severity
[slackware-security] expat (SSA:2022-263-01)
New expat packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix a security issue.

Installation Instructions

Installation instructions: Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg expat-2.4.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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