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Author Topic: 090224 libpng-1.2.35 closes security vulnerabilities [VL 5.9 & VL 6.0]  (Read 3490 times)

caitlyn

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The version of libpng included with Vector Linux includes multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities.   See:   http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.523051 

UPDATE: New libpng-1.2.35 package is now available in the testing repositories for VL 5.9/VL 5.9.1 and VL 6.0. 
« Last Edit: February 24, 2009, 10:16:59 pm by caitlyn »
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The upgraded packages are now in the patches repository.  Installation via slapt-get or gslapt should now work correctly regardless of whether or not you have the testing repository enabled.
eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
CentOS 6.5 (will try VL64-7.1 soon)

Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727,  Intel Pentium T2080 / 1.73 GHz, 2GB RAM, Intel GMA 950

HP Mini 110 netbook, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, Intel 950 video, VL 7.1