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A LibRaw security update has been released for Slackware Linux 15.0 and current.

LibRaw (SSA:2023-295-01)

LibRaw (SSA:2023-295-01)

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/LibRaw-0.20.2-i586-4_slack15.0.txz: Rebuilt.
This update fixes security issues:
A Buffer Overflow vulnerability was found in LibRaw_buffer_datastream::
gets(char*, int), which could lead to privilege escalation or application
A heap-buffer-overflow was found in raw2image_ex(int), which may lead to
application crash by maliciously crafted input file.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
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Updated package for Slackware 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 15.0 package:
30d1e8c89b0ecbda0a56e65b565a2de6 LibRaw-0.20.2-i586-4_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
7df1cbb4d59616018a8946dc5f877094 LibRaw-0.20.2-x86_64-4_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
a20db87ccde2f271c67d0ac1b76dfaa4 l/LibRaw-0.21.1-i586-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
2462d01b3b5be630fcfad055d206d954 l/LibRaw-0.21.1-x86_64-2.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg LibRaw-0.20.2-i586-4_slack15.0.txz