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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] pcre (SSA:2016-172-02)
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:53:15 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  pcre (SSA:2016-172-02)

New pcre packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to
fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/pcre-8.39-i486-1_slack14.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  This release fixes bugs (including a couple of DoS security issues), and
  retrofits to PCRE1 some appropriate JIT improvements from PCRE2.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-1283
  (* 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 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/pcre-8.39-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/pcre-8.39-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/pcre-8.39-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/pcre-8.39-x86_64-1.txz


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

Slackware 14.1 package:
a13ec0d807ffc229b95e9e64ef92f2a1  pcre-8.39-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
4ad28496e439dc78d1885a80244e651e  pcre-8.39-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
272aa6c70bafd4c0f583117144df13b6  l/pcre-8.39-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
e7bb79adac6e62ab2637e4cbde684a8f  l/pcre-8.39-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg pcre-8.39-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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