Slackware: 2011-210-02: dhcpcd: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New dhcpcd packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  dhcpcd (SSA:2011-210-02)

New dhcpcd packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37,
and -current to fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  Sanitize the host name provided by the DHCP server to insure that it does
  not contain any shell metacharacters.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0996
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating 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 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.0/patches/packages/dhcpcd-3.2.3-i486-2_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.0/patches/packages/dhcpcd-3.2.3-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.1/patches/packages/dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.1/patches/packages/dhcpcd-5.2.12-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/dhcpcd-5.2.12-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/dhcpcd-5.2.12-x86_64-1.txz


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

Slackware 13.0 package:
1029af8f686830f358e053ca2406b9a6  dhcpcd-3.2.3-i486-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
5615c7feb96339495bf628ea248a6b76  dhcpcd-3.2.3-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
23211c76d60f18f568a44f76c6cbc2dc  dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
2b186bb623ee30926e54e11c5017ec14  dhcpcd-5.2.12-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
9b669fe2c0f4cd3267aad81a28e8302c  dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
77564e0ba2daaa5066acd44cd33e8f40  dhcpcd-5.2.12-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
8700b8a222d2cbc3564cd9d25b551ac1  dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
1d96860005547b5edfc55a4d79fb44cd  dhcpcd-5.2.12-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg dhcpcd-5.2.12-i486-1_slack13.37.txz


+-----+

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