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Slackware: GTK+ image loading flaws Print E-mail
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Slackware New GTK+ (version 2) packages are available for Slackware 10.0 and -current to fix issues in the image loader routines that can crash applications.

[slackware-security]  GTK+ image loading flaws (SSA:2004-266-02)

New GTK+ (version 2) packages are available for Slackware 10.0 and -current to
fix issues in the image loader routines that can crash applications.


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
l/gtk+2-2.4.10-i486-1.tgz:  Upgraded to gtk+-2.4.10.  This fixes security
  issues in the image loader routines that can crash applications.
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

Updated package for Slackware 10.0: 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/gtk+2-2.4.10-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current: 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/gtk+2-2.4.10-i486-1.tgz


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

Slackware 10.0 package:
44546bc140e5ea47ca2e6d314169951c  gtk+2-2.4.10-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
cada53174c06fc621713300a817ad76a  gtk+2-2.4.10-i486-1.tgz


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

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg gtk+2-2.4.10-i486-1.tgz


+-----+

Slackware Linux Security Team 
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

 
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