Slackware: 2012-341-02: libssh: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New libssh packages are available for Slackware 14.0, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  libssh (SSA:2012-341-02)

New libssh packages are available for Slackware 14.0, and -current to
fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/libssh-0.5.3-i486-1_slack14.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This release fixes several security bugs.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-4559
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-4560
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-4561
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-4562
  (* 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 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/libssh-0.5.3-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libssh-0.5.3-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libssh-0.5.3-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libssh-0.5.3-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
d3ed85ae12d45f32c4cf48a9cddfe7a2  libssh-0.5.3-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
c15249360067a60d1eec8ce4956460e6  libssh-0.5.3-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
8e3dc58c46f8042f1605ef047fb99527  l/libssh-0.5.3-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
b956d4de1b9bb6c603507ef7e77166bb  l/libssh-0.5.3-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libssh-0.5.3-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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