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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New libwpd packages are available for Slackware 10.2, 11.0, and -current to fix security issues.
[slackware-security]  libwpd (SSA:2007-085-02)

New libwpd packages are available for Slackware 10.2, 11.0, and -current to
fix security issues.

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=CVE-2007-002

Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz:
  Upgraded to libwpd-0.8.9.
  Various overflows may lead to application crashes upon opening a specially
  crafted WordPerfect file.  This vulnerability could also conceivably be
  used by an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-002
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

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

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional 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 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/patches/packages/libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1.tgz


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

Slackware 10.2 package:
3e571dca7151b9d95ebc11f76f97d880  libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
1f9c766f470191a3f6e72bed4c510fb2  libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware -current package:
a1b28a0d8501644516ffa702d18934d1  libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1.tgz


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

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg libwpd-0.8.9-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz


+-----+

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