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A libX11 security update has been released for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current.



libX11 (SSA:2023-166-01)


libX11 (SSA:2023-166-01)

New libX11 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 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/libX11-1.8.6-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes buffer overflows in InitExt.c that could at least cause
the client to crash due to memory corruption.
For more information, see:
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-3138
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/x/libX11-1.8.6-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/x/libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
54491dd8991a22d1d7e0791fb9215a6f libX11-1.8.6-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
0bd06e026b937eebc9bbc94c264f8e3a libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
8fb581798464474e3349eeab3d52e22b libX11-1.8.6-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
94a92ef25e9b3c780f52ed36013bcd0c libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
15d6cd560252d86716ea6e09d1aabbc0 libX11-1.8.6-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
9f80a2746b777abdce667c02c62a4d08 libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware 15.0 package:
df68fb801389c0c934175f943754d309 libX11-1.8.6-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
2491b57f89b24648a8a84e00abebd667 libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
3a0a613208825edab3a061472df502c0 x/libX11-1.8.6-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
884cd9b7ae0e5f52c5334e3310a8cedc x/libX11-1.8.6-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libX11-1.8.6-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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