Slackware: 2012-257-02: patch: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New patch packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  patch (SSA:2012-257-02)

New patch packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37,
and -current to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  This version of patch ignores destination filenames that are absolute or
  that contain a component of "..", unless such a filename is provided as
  an argument.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4651
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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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 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/patch-2.7-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.2/patches/packages/patch-2.7-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.0/patches/packages/patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.0/patches/packages/patch-2.7-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.1/patches/packages/patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.1/patches/packages/patch-2.7-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/patch-2.7-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/patch-2.7-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/a/patch-2.7-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 12.1 package:
ebe093df28fc95c594af368597bf7262  patch-2.7-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
f39f3ce8bbba509b7e266b6c8c9dcf47  patch-2.7-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
e8404d45a3b51f8a7ad67efedfb488d9  patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
90d8b1e9237fe5080bd56a42de14d554  patch-2.7-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
f0fdc8a64eb8051527e9854ea9adba72  patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
60c3b0f3d1bc49b7e0140cbe65114560  patch-2.7-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
e70793008f94ef1f7f39b5e444bce6eb  patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
6fc457dbe6d32fd747336eb271a49c08  patch-2.7-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
95134353a77428529c66f801f405bc05  a/patch-2.7-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
e0128639a440509600c060f2cd1e0530  a/patch-2.7-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg patch-2.7-i486-1_slack13.37.txz


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