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Updated bluez packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to fix a security issue:

bluez (SSA:2023-348-01)



bluez (SSA:2023-348-01)


bluez (SSA:2023-348-01)

New bluez packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to
fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/bluez-5.71-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a security issue:
It may have been possible for an attacker within Bluetooth range to inject
keystrokes (and possibly execute commands) while devices were discoverable.
Thanks to marav for the heads-up.
For more information, see:
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-45866
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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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 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/bluez-5.71-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/bluez-5.71-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/bluez-5.71-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/bluez-5.71-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 15.0 package:
f59a88ade851b78edbadf0ec910d83e1 bluez-5.71-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
3ed936ff00a912cd10407733326671ef bluez-5.71-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
6bc0e55e55d4e9c8a41cccf1c1c97232 n/bluez-5.71-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
f31302d1c2ec6774f06cb55ba42a8ea1 n/bluez-5.71-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bluez-5.71-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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