[slackware-security] rdesktop

2019-05-16T04:56:33
ID SSA-2019-135-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2019-05-16T04:56:33

Description

New rdesktop packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes security issues: Add bounds checking to protocol handling in order to fix many security problems when communicating with a malicious server. ( 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/rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package: ba367efcf0f70167a8791d2211f8ca43 rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: 1495fd99d763c36ac434badb5e8586bf rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package: c38052237f138380e385e4562006472f rdesktop-1.8.5-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: b996ac69fd4379f1a08483e728adb276 rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package: ba6af1c6c0c2adc89cfb94d39db1f976 rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: 0715f48dc29c6ed4bf36900bd82425a3 rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package: 3185621a3ff1e79f204878060811094b xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: b0e156f52fff64bc890e898e6de1c5e0 xap/rdesktop-1.8.5-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg rdesktop-1.8.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz