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Slackware Security Advisory - libXres Updates

Slackware Security Advisory - libXres Updates
Posted Oct 18, 2017
Authored by Slackware Security Team | Site slackware.com

Slackware Security Advisory - New libXres packages are available for Slackware 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, slackware
advisories | CVE-2013-1988
MD5 | 9b1fcaf6f1c53a47e74bb4db4e95bd71

Slackware Security Advisory - libXres Updates

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[slackware-security] libXres (SSA:2017-291-01)

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


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/libXres-1.2.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Integer overflows may allow X servers to trigger allocation of insufficient
memory and a buffer overflow via vectors related to the (1)
XResQueryClients and (2) XResQueryClientResources functions.
For more information, see:
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1988
(* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the 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://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libXres-1.2.0-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libXres-1.2.0-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libXres-1.2.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libXres-1.2.0-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/x/libXres-1.2.0-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/x/libXres-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 14.1 package:
1253ba59f7e08295d24a434a75faf448 libXres-1.2.0-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
f42004623a5f42c6280bf540decadb81 libXres-1.2.0-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
4256978c619753254402fc77ca2fc1fc libXres-1.2.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
2e1e0fea3a504c181e58cb5bfc0cf22a libXres-1.2.0-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
9cfb1ab01a0178323c37a518621ff02b x/libXres-1.2.0-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
8bcf91141af69be10620e6e4f529b0c5 x/libXres-1.2.0-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libXres-1.2.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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