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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] CVS (SSA:2005-111-01)
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 22:27:21 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  CVS (SSA:2005-111-01)

New CVS packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
and -current to fix security issues.

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

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0753

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz:  Upgraded to cvs-1.11.20.
  From cvshome.org:  "This version fixes many minor security issues in the
  CVS server executable including a potentially serious buffer overflow
  vulnerability with no known exploit.  We recommend this upgrade for all CVS
  servers!"
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0753
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.20-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.20-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/d/cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 8.1 package:
c94fb036f87d31bb78cb70f97802ef4a  cvs-1.11.20-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
180fe0ba92cc5ee557f5468823c0e365  cvs-1.11.20-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
11aec60a9dd42ed9b6cd5bd1e13f7f00  cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
ae181089d20698948d294facad010cbe  cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
893c9053b6f38c429d386fb70bea19e0  cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
4f6f74e6fdfe259a2c3f6088ee84d5c8  cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz


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

First, shut down the cvs server if you are running one.

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz

Finally, restart the CVS server.


+-----+

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

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