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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] rpcbind (SSA:2017-191-02)
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:56:01 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  rpcbind (SSA:2017-191-02)

New rpcbind packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to
fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/rpcbind-0.2.4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  Patched a bug which can cause a denial of service through memory exhaustion.
  Thanks to Robby Workman.
  For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-8779
  (* 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 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/rpcbind-0.2.4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/rpcbind-0.2.4-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/rpcbind-0.2.4-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/rpcbind-0.2.4-x86_64-1.txz


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

Slackware 14.2 package:
97493f015343ca71530229f84d2c2883  rpcbind-0.2.4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
b716552c539e1645c953ac262aecefe1  rpcbind-0.2.4-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
e4abfe31a8843f8075792890d8d6c509  n/rpcbind-0.2.4-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
9cf44524e55f2aa365455821f3756c48  n/rpcbind-0.2.4-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg rpcbind-0.2.4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

If rpcbind is running, restart it:
# /etc/rc.d/rc.rpc restart


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http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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