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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] gnutls (SSA:2009-128-01)
Date: Sat, 9 May 2009 13:05:09 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  gnutls (SSA:2009-128-01)

New gnutls packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current
to fix security issues.

More details about the issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1415
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1416


Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz
  Patched the following security issues:
  - Corrected double free on signature verification failure.
  Reported by Miroslav Kratochvil <exa.exa@gmail.com>.
  - Noticed when investigating the previous GNUTLS-SA-2009-1 problem.
  All DSA keys generated using GnuTLS 2.6.x are corrupt.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1415
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1416
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional 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 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.2/patches/packages/gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/gnutls-2.6.6-i486-1.txz


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

Slackware 12.0 package:
0028d3e43ed87ae20cfd5264676d86ba  gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
c5a62819b7ef93ee41ed4c05d6f56c02  gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
eb930f4c0361e4e0bd24044a3c386ce7  gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
c277628054339e0c999daabb94b5a7fb  gnutls-2.6.6-i486-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz


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

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