LibXML2/Python Updates for Slackware
Posted on: 09/23/2017 03:23 PM

The following updates has been released for Slackware Linux:

libxml2 (SSA:2017-266-01)
python (SSA:2017-266-02)

libxml2 (SSA:2017-266-01)
New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current
to fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This release fixes some security issues:
Detect infinite recursion in parameter entities (Nick Wellnhofer),
Fix handling of parameter-entity references (Nick Wellnhofer),
Disallow namespace nodes in XPointer ranges (Nick Wellnhofer),
Fix XPointer paths beginning with range-to (Nick Wellnhofer).
(* 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/libxml2-2.9.5-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.5-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libxml2-2.9.5-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1.txz


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

Slackware 14.0 package:
d34e4c3be3d1e29ff6b5dc5a250048bf libxml2-2.9.5-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
74a219bdfb32feea365333d8f895b8f8 libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
07bdea8de0773974a9aad289b9aea3b5 libxml2-2.9.5-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
6c8c68b5dfb023f6231f485fa16f86b2 libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
412befce9b44307ac35c779b50c43cb3 libxml2-2.9.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
b9a85f45155194ed8c4202353393d57b libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
a21bbe336bfd526af48d9e9f6a00a375 l/libxml2-2.9.5-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
b3d312e65c5c2e695ca649a1aeeebc1d l/libxml2-2.9.5-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libxml2-2.9.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


python (SSA:2017-266-02)
New python packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current
to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/python-2.7.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Updated to the latest 2.7.x release.
This fixes some security issues related to the bundled expat library.
For more information, see:
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-0718
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-4472
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-9063
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-9233
(* 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/python-2.7.14-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/python-2.7.14-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/python-2.7.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/d/python-2.7.14-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/d/python-2.7.14-x86_64-1.txz


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

Slackware 14.0 package:
9d70703b48f3c7965ddc8b1327523df5 python-2.7.14-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
f01272718080952b48ba77d41e7fa3d1 python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
280cbdcb6405cb41ab9946d248265232 python-2.7.14-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
87a9b0e9b74d7c6881c8a60767ee787c python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
60efb0be0d51a43bb521989b591925d1 python-2.7.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
8e3e9b242ac0afb6cfdac9c631b938fb python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
0a370c195295cb937c7756846266373c d/python-2.7.14-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
e67b2e27b293a45f3685be152e784772 d/python-2.7.14-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg python-2.7.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz






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