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[slackware-security]  util-linux (SSA:2024-088-02)

New util-linux 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/util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz:  Rebuilt.
  This release fixes a vulnerability where the wall command did not filter
  escape sequences from command line arguments, allowing unprivileged users
  to put arbitrary text on other users terminals.
  For more information, see:
    https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2024-28085
  (* 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/util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/util-linux-2.37.4-x86_64-3_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/util-linux-2.40-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/a/util-linux-2.40-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 15.0 package:
3cd4404f3936f17e7f0ab70a4db3c3c5  util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
bb90b0b99780f22a4bce3829235169c5  util-linux-2.37.4-x86_64-3_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
46535176e55cabab56994a2031acd643  a/util-linux-2.40-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
a16777d05bd73065cad733ee2a24f660  a/util-linux-2.40-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz


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Slackware: 2024-088-02: util-linux Security Update

March 28, 2024
New util-linux 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/util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz: Rebuilt. This release fixes a vulnerability where the wall command did not filter escape sequences from command line arguments, allowing unprivileged users to put arbitrary text on other users terminals. For more information, see: https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2024-28085 (* 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/util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/util-linux-2.37.4-x86_64-3_slack15.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/util-linux-2.40-i586-1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/a/util-linux-2.40-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 Signatures

Slackware 15.0 package: 3cd4404f3936f17e7f0ab70a4db3c3c5 util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 15.0 package: bb90b0b99780f22a4bce3829235169c5 util-linux-2.37.4-x86_64-3_slack15.0.txz
Slackware -current package: 46535176e55cabab56994a2031acd643 a/util-linux-2.40-i586-1.txz
Slackware x86_64 -current package: a16777d05bd73065cad733ee2a24f660 a/util-linux-2.40-x86_64-1.txz

Severity
[slackware-security] util-linux (SSA:2024-088-02)
New util-linux packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to fix a security issue.

Installation Instructions

Installation instructions: Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg util-linux-2.37.4-i586-3_slack15.0.txz

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