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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] gaim (SSA:2005-133-01)
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 16:27:56 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  gaim (SSA:2005-133-01)

New gaim packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
 and -current to fix several security issues.  Sites that use GAIM
should upgrade to the new version.

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz:  Upgraded to gaim-1.3.0.  This fixes a
  few bugs which could be used by a remote attacker to annoy a GAIM user by
  crashing GAIM and creating a denial of service.
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/gaim-1.3.0-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz


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

Slackware 9.0 package:
e8f9ed5245990d88dbef5b0640af2eee  gaim-1.3.0-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
25e32a6851976048528c63c7d240a734  gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
a24776046686c2833fb2598118e7cde5  gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
27320885030a0f908cb7a399cc502d1d  gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
71167bc9de45b78a07fde6bd955fecf2  gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gaim-1.3.0-i486-1.tgz


+-----+

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

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