gaim (SSA:2005-111-03)
Posted on: 04/22/2005 07:10 AM

New gaim packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix several security issues. Sites that use GAIM should upgrade to the new version.

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gaim-1.2.1.
According to gaim.sf.net, this fixes a few denial-of-service flaws.
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/gaim-1.2.1-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 9.0 package:
630bced584023b81372126df5eb03eb5 gaim-1.2.1-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
4c3f57658bf1371230b35e63967800d5 gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
b8a6585f6e3cd90d8324b49c8399d8dc gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
1d58b6f3e5b202152b0b7dc968b0c6f5 gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
d4d07ba8e57b0fe2b45c8eb1109e9fbc gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gaim-1.2.1-i486-1.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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