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New expat packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to fix security issues:

expat (SSA:2024-038-01)




expat (SSA:2024-038-01)


expat (SSA:2024-038-01)

New expat packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to
fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/expat-2.6.0-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes security issues:
Fix quadratic runtime issues with big tokens that can cause
denial of service.
Fix billion laughs attacks for users compiling *without* XML_DTD
defined (which is not common).
For more information, see:
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-52425
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-52426
(* 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/expat-2.6.0-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/expat-2.6.0-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/expat-2.6.0-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/expat-2.6.0-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 15.0 package:
5fc9ee070934b620f18f25589161af50 expat-2.6.0-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
4d154e83a4c7aa16e9ec3b13883d0541 expat-2.6.0-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
0a52eddf970a67cde7db5c3e0b22936a l/expat-2.6.0-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
ff61e2750bcbb0ac9255f48be240dd8d l/expat-2.6.0-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg expat-2.6.0-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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