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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and 11.0 to fix security issues.
[slackware-security]  xine-lib (SSA:2006-357-05)

New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
and 11.0 to fix security issues.

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog:
  Upgraded to xine-lib-1.1.3 which fixes possible security problems
  such as a heap overflow in libmms and a buffer overflow in the
  Real Media input plugin.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 9.1 package:
fa1687a00ff18aada399ec50da8c9dd6  xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
6ac0c62b486fdd7f306e2f11ae559d4b  xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
36ded1ce6911ce49b37b3fb7c579eace  xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
be29817649ddb9bf902b09824d1ad6ed  xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
8276d06c6df229c6b8627ec571f15a37  xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack11.0.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack11.0.tgz


Slackware Linux Security Team
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