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[slackware-security]  expat (SSA:2024-073-01)

New expat packages are available for Slackware 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-2.6.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  Prevent billion laughs attacks with isolated use of external parsers.
  For more information, see:
    https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/commit/1d50b80cf31de87750103656f6eb693746854aa8
    https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2024-28757
  (* 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
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://www.slackware.com/ for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/expat-2.6.2-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-2.6.2-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/expat-2.6.2-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/expat-2.6.2-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 15.0 package:
41fe8eed9237ced1ce28e63f76f8f1be  expat-2.6.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
297e29e85be05ef6be978fdcf44de90a  expat-2.6.2-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
9c1021caaebd2c18a900f3554352e47e  l/expat-2.6.2-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
92d7494ad4a18e39ef69aa5f549dd6e3  l/expat-2.6.2-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg expat-2.6.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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Slackware: 2024-073-01: expat Security Update

March 13, 2024
New expat packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to fix a security issue

Summary

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog: patches/packages/expat-2.6.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded. Prevent billion laughs attacks with isolated use of external parsers. For more information, see: https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/commit/1d50b80cf31de87750103656f6eb693746854aa8 https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2024-28757 (* Security fix *)

Where Find New Packages

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab (http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-)
Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://www.slackware.com/ for additional mirror sites near you.
Updated package for Slackware 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/expat-2.6.2-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-2.6.2-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/expat-2.6.2-i586-1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/expat-2.6.2-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 Signatures

Slackware 15.0 package: 41fe8eed9237ced1ce28e63f76f8f1be expat-2.6.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 15.0 package: 297e29e85be05ef6be978fdcf44de90a expat-2.6.2-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware -current package: 9c1021caaebd2c18a900f3554352e47e l/expat-2.6.2-i586-1.txz
Slackware x86_64 -current package: 92d7494ad4a18e39ef69aa5f549dd6e3 l/expat-2.6.2-x86_64-1.txz

Severity
[slackware-security] expat (SSA:2024-073-01)
New expat packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to fix a security issue.

Installation Instructions

Installation instructions: Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg expat-2.6.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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