ID SSA-2013-191-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2013-07-10T01:20:39


New dbus packages are available for Slackware 14.0, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/dbus-1.4.20-i486-4_slack14.0.txz: Rebuilt. This update fixes a security issue where misuse of va_list could be used to cause a denial of service for system services. Vulnerability reported by Alexandru Cornea. For more information, see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-2168 ( 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/dbus-1.4.20-i486-4_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/dbus-1.4.20-x86_64-4_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/dbus-1.6.12-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/a/dbus-1.6.12-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package: a720afc6cb939df64d9b6e15ad3d20ff dbus-1.4.20-i486-4_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: ff619d4caa1c438435bad5cc5d57c24c dbus-1.4.20-x86_64-4_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package: f3f0e28aecabb58b212d3bd580a194e4 a/dbus-1.6.12-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: cfd43378f0947229b58e95396192a7b7 a/dbus-1.6.12-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg dbus-1.4.20-i486-4_slack14.0.txz