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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] libxml2 (SSA:2016-148-01)
Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 16:33:14 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  libxml2 (SSA:2016-148-01)

New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to
fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  This release fixes bugs and security issues:
  Heap-based buffer underreads due to xmlParseName (CVE-2016-4447).
  Format string vulnerability (CVE-2016-4448).
  Inappropriate fetch of entities content (CVE-2016-4449).
  For more information, see:
    http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-4447
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-4448
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-4449
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

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/libxml2-2.9.4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.4-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.4-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libxml2-2.9.4-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libxml2-2.9.4-x86_64-1.txz


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

Slackware 14.0 package:
c498433ae7d6077a9d5245877aa2c06e  libxml2-2.9.4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
c92258a87bb30a6cdce2b5428d640bd5  libxml2-2.9.4-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
2b74b913a164a23ad2da10eebf923e46  libxml2-2.9.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
e2dee612c7de77822824e43a61414c2c  libxml2-2.9.4-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
98d1ede4a347a49f2ad972ac5339b9e6  l/libxml2-2.9.4-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
c2d5721aac77b74d7e47a2a8a372d47a  l/libxml2-2.9.4-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libxml2-2.9.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz


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

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