pcre

2015-11-24T23:21:21
ID SSA-2015-328-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2015-11-24T23:21:21

Description

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-8.38-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. Fixed overflows that could lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. For more information, see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-3210 ( 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-8.38-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-8.38-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/pcre-8.38-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/pcre-8.38-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.1 package: 17909756f0f0a655fcd5a6bdfe1dc9ca pcre-8.38-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: a8b556fbac184a59b280711fe135b2ef pcre-8.38-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package: 6782e3065495afd3aa1c34513869121a l/pcre-8.38-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: a60952dff3bcb66f69e0b0d9d6a8f93e l/pcre-8.38-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg pcre-8.38-i486-1_slack14.1.txz