Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Mid Week Update

Small updates for Slackware-Current including security fixes for lcms, thunderbird, and seamonkey were released by Pat today. Here is the latest -Current changelog:
Tue Mar 24 14:00:54 CDT 2009
a/etc-12.34567890-noarch-2.tgz: Fix missing :x: for oprofile in /etc/passwd.

ap/a2ps-4.14-i486-2.tgz: Fixed the SlackBuild to correctly apply the psutils destdir patch so those utilities are included now. Thanks to Fred Emmott.

ap/gphoto2-2.4.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gphoto2-2.4.4.

d/nasm-2.05.01-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to nasm-2.05.01.

kde/kdebase-4.2.1-i486-2.tgz: Rebuilt including the install script that runs update-desktop-database. Thanks to Fred Emmott for the bug report.

l/lcms-1.18-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to lcms-1.18.
This update fixes security issues discovered in LittleCMS by Chris Evans.
These flaws could cause program crashes (denial of service) or the execution of arbitrary code as the user of the lcms-linked program.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

l/lesstif-0.95.0-i486-4.tgz: Patched to fix a possible crash in RenderTable.c.
Thanks to Nick Warne for the bug report.

l/libgphoto2-2.4.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to libgphoto2-2.4.4.

l/libid3tag-0.15.1b-i486-3.tgz: Added /usr/lib/pkgconfig/id3tag.pc.

Upgraded to thunderbird-
This upgrade fixes some more security bugs.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Upgraded to seamonkey-1.1.15.
This release fixes some more security vulnerabilities.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)