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Slackware: 2010-240-06: xorg-server: Security Update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New xorg-server packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  xorg-server (SSA:2010-240-06)

New xorg-server packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0,
13.1, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/xorg-server-1.7.7-i486-2_slack13.1.txz:  Rebuilt.
  Patched to prevent overwriting stack memory and bypassing security mechanisms
  on systems that use a 2.6 Linux kernel.  Reported by Rafal Wojtczuk.
  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
directly from

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 packages for Slackware 12.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.1:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.2:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.1:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated packages for Slackware -current:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.0 packages:
948e4d6012f7c349be58318622941508  xorg-server-
c9d5f136423384d7a68f971992f6049f  xorg-server-xdmx-
bb3da6748a08c142c47633e642c7137d  xorg-server-xnest-
dfb6bdba04491ca4acb15fafd89638b2  xorg-server-xvfb-

Slackware 12.1 packages:
a8ab8b3976df8633257d65b3913b8883  xorg-server-1.4.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz
4fdf655f8fc4ffdd478a6c3981b0a6fd  xorg-server-xnest-1.4.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz
93e4c5e23fa6efc9a5c222da5edac3ba  xorg-server-xvfb-1.4.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 packages:
bcd28e761bb4adbf24dec715c49d297b  xorg-server-1.4.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz
25723efc09e09d915ebb36e1205d70b1  xorg-server-xnest-1.4.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz
d1c5206344d115c19f4349faa92a02a1  xorg-server-xvfb-1.4.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 packages:
dc4780c806670dd2b1bbf849f1de135a  xorg-server-1.6.3-i486-2_slack13.0.txz
3d7ecec9719e890d76f773f284dfe339  xorg-server-xephyr-1.6.3-i486-2_slack13.0.txz
67bd1e1772b5b56a3437b328a25b32d1  xorg-server-xnest-1.6.3-i486-2_slack13.0.txz
d6f8fd0392ded6db5d8a8a38a21aa0bd  xorg-server-xvfb-1.6.3-i486-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 packages:
dcba378af605ce9215b59f1c9b695765  xorg-server-1.6.3-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz
471d08f7e17f1b00a27801d53ca7ac0e  xorg-server-xephyr-1.6.3-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz
1ab068bc4ae868eb8474a37cae643c3f  xorg-server-xnest-1.6.3-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz
ce6fff885eaeb0bacffed8de5bff696f  xorg-server-xvfb-1.6.3-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 packages:
ea462ea066e90341443e135a34cc74e7  xorg-server-1.7.7-i486-2_slack13.1.txz
dd01a6d98fed4d0135aef3ba4434d713  xorg-server-xephyr-1.7.7-i486-2_slack13.1.txz
4650b8a0248c225172367c3a49c2b8ea  xorg-server-xnest-1.7.7-i486-2_slack13.1.txz
b28c1a2118f9e68c44e794d85d214c4b  xorg-server-xvfb-1.7.7-i486-2_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 packages:
5a94d24124740a99e4961c2511f40ae4  xorg-server-1.7.7-x86_64-2_slack13.1.txz
de80c9498875b726f46612f344223b98  xorg-server-xephyr-1.7.7-x86_64-2_slack13.1.txz
47c55a47f8c0d3fef964984cf35d7327  xorg-server-xnest-1.7.7-x86_64-2_slack13.1.txz
838b0c430f248e8f4db8ab7b2a310f90  xorg-server-xvfb-1.7.7-x86_64-2_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current packages:
5d47df75439e8be839648d62dff8a067  x/xorg-server-1.7.7-i486-2.txz
5567692e94ab8d77e78a947aa6761dce  x/xorg-server-xephyr-1.7.7-i486-2.txz
0c3112b8b3de5dfa5546c4808b0fd1ab  x/xorg-server-xnest-1.7.7-i486-2.txz
c227768380dbfcf6e10e252b0ed63559  x/xorg-server-xvfb-1.7.7-i486-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current packages:
fd708c0e164edf215ed3c26f2ee37721  x/xorg-server-1.7.7-x86_64-2.txz
eab6cd91332a734466fd1b8f295d5842  x/xorg-server-xephyr-1.7.7-x86_64-2.txz
eac24a47e7906236c6cb4971a24f61d9  x/xorg-server-xnest-1.7.7-x86_64-2.txz
c9c3d50532fd43cabee7bfbea1cce0e1  x/xorg-server-xvfb-1.7.7-x86_64-2.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg xorg-server-*z


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