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Current (pre-release) ChangeLog for x86 (32-bit)
Thu Jul 28 19:44:25 UTC 2016
a/kernel-generic-4.4.16-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-generic-smp-4.4.16_smp-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-huge-4.4.16-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-huge-smp-4.4.16_smp-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-modules-4.4.16-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-modules-smp-4.4.16_smp-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.
d/kernel-headers-4.4.16_smp-x86-1.txz: Upgraded.
k/kernel-source-4.4.16_smp-noarch-1.txz: Upgraded.
l/libidn-1.33-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       Fixed out-of-bounds read bugs. Fixed crashes on invalid UTF-8.
       Thanks to Hanno Böck.
       For more information, see:
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-8948
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-6261
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-6262
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-6263
       (* Security fix *)
l/libtasn1-4.9-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/bluez-5.41-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
extra/linux-4.4.16-nosmp-sdk/*: Upgraded.
extra/tigervnc/tigervnc-1.6.0-i586-4.txz: Rebuilt.
       Recompiled for xorg-server-1.18.4.
isolinux/initrd.img: Rebuilt.
kernels/*: Upgraded.
usb-and-pxe-installers/usbboot.img: Rebuilt.
+--------------------------+
Mon Jul 25 19:59:06 UTC 2016
a/pkgtools-14.2-noarch-11.txz: Rebuilt.
       Changes to pkgtool:
       Remove option to install from floppy disks.
       Don't use the --file option, which appears to be broken in the latest version
       of dialog. The only reason --file was ever used in the first place was to
       work around the Linux ARG_MAX limit of 131072 bytes, and since Linux 2.6.23 a
       much larger limit is in place making it unlikely to become an issue again.
       So we'll go back to passing the package list on the command line.
       Thanks to David Miller for the bug report.
+--------------------------+
Fri Jul 22 20:51:23 UTC 2016
a/dialog-1.3_20160424-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kmod-23-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/lvm2-2.02.161-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
d/git-2.9.2-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
l/desktop-file-utils-0.23-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
l/freetype-2.6.5-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
l/harfbuzz-1.3.0-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/bind-9.10.4_P2-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       Fixed a security issue:
       getrrsetbyname with a non absolute name could trigger an infinite
       recursion bug in lwresd and named with lwres configured if when
       combined with a search list entry the resulting name is too long.
       (CVE-2016-2775) [RT #42694]
       For more information, see:
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-2775
       (* Security fix *)
n/httpd-2.4.23-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/lftp-4.7.3-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/links-2.13-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/xf86-video-openchrome-0.5.0-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/xkeyboard-config-2.18-noarch-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/xorg-server-1.18.4-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/xorg-server-xephyr-1.18.4-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/xorg-server-xnest-1.18.4-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
x/xorg-server-xvfb-1.18.4-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
+--------------------------+
Thu Jul 21 23:25:54 UTC 2016
ap/tmux-2.2-i586-2.txz: Upgraded.
       Moved from /testing.
d/guile-2.0.12-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
l/freetype-2.6.4-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/libgcrypt-1.7.2-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
n/network-scripts-14.2-noarch-2.txz: Rebuilt.
       In rc.inet1.new, use -L option to dhcpcd to disable Zeroconf. This is
       (almost) never going to be wanted, and ends up used accidentally on slower
       systems (such as some ARM platforms), preventing a proper DHCP lease.
       Thanks to Stuart Winter.
n/php-5.6.24-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       This release fixes bugs and security issues.
       For more information, see:
       http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.24
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-5385
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-6207
       (* Security fix *)
xap/gimp-2.8.18-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       This release fixes a security issue:
       Use-after-free vulnerability in the xcf_load_image function in
       app/xcf/xcf-load.c in GIMP allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
       service (program crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted
       XCF file.
       For more information, see:
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-4994
       (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+
Tue Jul 12 03:48:34 UTC 2016
a/etc-14.2-i586-8.txz: Rebuilt.
       In /etc/profile.d/lang.{csh,sh}.new, make en_US.UTF-8 the default locale.
a/kernel-generic-4.4.15-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-generic-smp-4.4.15_smp-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-huge-4.4.15-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-huge-smp-4.4.15_smp-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-modules-4.4.15-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/kernel-modules-smp-4.4.15_smp-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/lilo-24.2-i586-3.txz: Rebuilt.
       In liloconfig: Skip the menu asking if the user wants a UTF-8 virtual
       console, and use the kernel default (currently this is UTF-8 active).
d/kernel-headers-4.4.15_smp-x86-1.txz: Upgraded.
k/kernel-source-4.4.15_smp-noarch-1.txz: Upgraded.
extra/linux-4.4.15-nosmp-sdk/*: Upgraded.
isolinux/initrd.img: Rebuilt.
kernels/*: Upgraded.
usb-and-pxe-installers/usbboot.img: Rebuilt.
+--------------------------+
Sat Jul 9 18:35:56 UTC 2016
x/mesa-12.0.1-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
+--------------------------+
Fri Jul 8 23:17:22 UTC 2016
x/mesa-12.0.0-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
+--------------------------+
Thu Jul 7 19:52:36 UTC 2016
n/samba-4.4.5-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       This release fixes a security issue:
       Client side SMB2/3 required signing can be downgraded.
       It's possible for an attacker to downgrade the required signing for an
       SMB2/3 client connection, by injecting the SMB2_SESSION_FLAG_IS_GUEST or
       SMB2_SESSION_FLAG_IS_NULL flags. This means that the attacker can
       impersonate a server being connected to by Samba, and return malicious
       results.
       For more information, see:
       http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-2119
       (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+
Tue Jul 5 04:52:45 UTC 2016
xap/mozilla-thunderbird-45.2.0-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
       This release contains security fixes and improvements.
       For more information, see:
       http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird.html
       (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+
Sun Jul 3 19:29:33 UTC 2016
a/file-5.28-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
a/util-linux-2.28-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
xap/mozilla-firefox-47.0.1-i586-1.txz: Upgraded.
+--------------------------+
Thu Jun 30 20:26:57 UTC 2016
Slackware 14.2 x86 stable is released!

The long development cycle (the Linux community has lately been living in
"interesting times", as they say) is finally behind us, and we're proud to
announce the release of Slackware 14.2. The new release brings many updates
and modern tools, has switched from udev to eudev (no systemd), and adds
well over a hundred new packages to the system. Thanks to the team, the
upstream developers, the dedicated Slackware community, and everyone else
who pitched in to help make this release a reality.

The ISOs are off to be replicated, a 6 CD-ROM 32-bit set and a dual-sided
32-bit/64-bit x86/x86_64 DVD. Please consider supporting the Slackware
project by picking up a copy from store.slackware.com. We're taking
pre-orders now, and offer a discount if you sign up for a subscription.

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