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Slackware New zlib packages are available for Slackware 10.0 and -current to fix a possible denial of service security issue.

[slackware-security]  zlib DoS (SSA:2004-278-02)

New zlib packages are available for Slackware 10.0 and -current to
fix a possible denial of service security issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-797

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/zlib-1.2.2-i486-1.tgz:  Upgraded to zlib-1.2.2.
  This fixes a possible DoS in earlier versions of zlib-1.2.x.
  (* 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/zlib-1.2.2-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current: 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/zlib-1.2.2-i486-1.tgz


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

Slackware 10.0 package:
dfa40fb5afb988488648fc4b7ef992f0  zlib-1.2.2-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
011d7257bb879a8159b65b0b06b58bd0  zlib-1.2.2-i486-1.tgz


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

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg zlib-1.2.2-i486-1.tgz


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