Saturday, July 12, 2014

Security Update: php

PHP has been upgraded to the latest version (5.4.30) for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and current which should fixed several security vulnerabilities, mainly related to fileinfo module.

Meanwhile, for -current, there has been some progress:
  • Linux kernel stock is now upgraded to 3.14.12, following the LTS release that will be maintained by Greg K-H until 2016.
  • Bash is upgraded to 4.3.018
  • Shadow is upgraded to 4.2.1 and added support for subuid and subgid needed for unprivileged containers
  • Added several new packages: cgmanager, lzip, and libnih
  • Renamed open-cobol to gnu-cobol
  • Upgraded several more packages: nano, slacktrack, and taglib
  • slackpkg is rebuilt to support $ROOT and $CONF environment variables.
  • Added Linux kernel 3.15.x configuration in testing for those brave enough to try