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New dhcp packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix security issues

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/dhcp-4.2.4_P1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz: Upgraded.
This fixes memory leaks, denial of service vulnerabilities, and
disallows packets with zero length client ids (not valid according to
RFC 2132 section 9.14).
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-):

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.1 package:
dbea8c7d1af7791576bc3c31f5f9a79a dhcp-4.1_ESV_R6-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
acabeef1d2a4e96500f6dbc87420055e dhcp-4.1_ESV_R6-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
777a165ed77730242eb713db68e70b2a dhcp-4.1_ESV_R6-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
d77b59a81e241f0b2431e49de3fbbe66 dhcp-4.1_ESV_R6-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
9f29c3441b2cd8b1f10176aff325a6f2 dhcp-4.1_ESV_R6-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
5c9fa9aada8a5970d2d91d43ea62533d dhcp-4.1_ESV_R6-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
5541c65c7dec1309ee5f9033d4137585 dhcp-4.2.4_P1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
47642809170421181423985e94804699 dhcp-4.2.4_P1-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
58e253889a9d1d9189932dad4c3899ba n/dhcp-4.2.4_P1-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
92f8774dfb3809891055debbfafbd3c1 n/dhcp-4.2.4_P1-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg dhcp-4.2.4_P1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Then, restart the dhcp daemon.


Slackware Linux Security Team
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