3 Slackware Updates
Posted on: 02/20/2014 11:41 AM

The following security updates are available for Slackware Linux:

gnutls (SSA:2014-050-01)
kernel (SSA:2014-050-03)
mariadb, mysql (SSA:2014-050-02)

gnutls (SSA:2014-050-01)
New gnutls packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to
fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a flaw where a version 1 intermediate certificate would be
considered as a CA certificate by GnuTLS by default.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-1959
(* 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/gnutls-3.0.31-i486-2_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/gnutls-3.0.31-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/gnutls-3.1.21-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/gnutls-3.1.21-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 14.0 package:
55f0ee50fd62526c802dca234d1cde2f gnutls-3.0.31-i486-2_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
f81fbcd3dc0ddb04e0c49e4d75786d43 gnutls-3.0.31-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
e03018b41bf4b52ea0f0ddc7edf3af09 gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
a833400870b52a12561d197f4fade248 gnutls-3.1.21-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
4d546890fb2ee44ea103d551e418a495 n/gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
5b2087af6bc05d86ddaa3b45a03e2971 n/gnutls-3.1.21-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1_slack14.1.txz


kernel (SSA:2014-050-03)
New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.1 (64-bit) to fix a
security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware64 14.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/linux-3.10.17-2/*:
These are new kernels that fix CVE-2014-0038, a bug that can allow local
users to gain a root shell.
Be sure to reinstall LILO (run "lilo" as root) after upgrading the kernel
packages, or on UEFI systems, copy the appropriate kernel to
/boot/efi/EFI/Slackware/vmlinuz).
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0038
(* 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 packages for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/linux-3.10.17-2/


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware x86_64 14.1 packages:
0ac63878bb367d8565118fec3e41285b kernel-generic-3.10.17-x86_64-2.txz
c53abd0c97637816f18a6552e1a652a9 kernel-headers-3.10.17-x86-2.txz
fa203294f13daf77aa636180e36ffad4 kernel-huge-3.10.17-x86_64-2.txz
ce914034336a11cf7d87e588a12ae9e4 kernel-modules-3.10.17-x86_64-2.txz
1fd28066bde78aa0fe558ac172ab4e22 kernel-source-3.10.17-noarch-2.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg kernel-*.txz

Then, run "lilo" to reinstall the boot loader.

If there are no errors from LILO, reboot the system to begin using the
new kernel.


mariadb, mysql (SSA:2014-050-02)
New mariadb and mysql packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37,
14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/mariadb-5.5.35-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a buffer overflow in the mysql command line client which
may allow malicious or compromised database servers to cause a denial of
service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long server
version string.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0001
(* 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 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.0/patches/packages/mysql-5.0.96-i486-2_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.0/patches/packages/mysql-5.0.96-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.1/patches/packages/mysql-5.1.73-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.1/patches/packages/mysql-5.1.73-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/mysql-5.1.73-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/mysql-5.1.73-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/mysql-5.5.36-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/mysql-5.5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/mariadb-5.5.35-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/mariadb-5.5.35-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/ap/mariadb-5.5.35-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/ap/mariadb-5.5.35-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 13.0 package:
1cce4ce596cb9f42513d8a9916576af8 mysql-5.0.96-i486-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
ef5a1237b6878d711a32b653bbae7cb5 mysql-5.0.96-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
3f83cf2cf1d9aa42e4104b08abdc263b mysql-5.1.73-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
6a8b07c70f5d20892316713853c27fa8 mysql-5.1.73-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
58fa913ee68907884197c465e130a010 mysql-5.1.73-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
8d2b940be5f141b9c2b0e0a43c67bf63 mysql-5.1.73-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
ac87007a1dd38d854fcdade3a2a42d03 mysql-5.5.36-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
c6c4ba0de7750bc23cab8be4b33f0716 mysql-5.5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
0e14c2b69128af4ff32b5bc760434ccb mariadb-5.5.35-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
08890b91bb6e2db66c501a7a10e936a7 mariadb-5.5.35-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
d085ede95618780ae8b78dfe51ab127d ap/mariadb-5.5.35-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
305eba3dc795b5308a9f39e196323395 ap/mariadb-5.5.35-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mariadb-5.5.35-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Then, restart the database server:
# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld restart





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