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New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix security issues:

libxml2 (SSA:2023-343-01)




libxml2 (SSA:2023-343-01)


libxml2 (SSA:2023-343-01)

New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0,
and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
Add --sysconfdir=/etc option so that this can find the xml catalog.
Thanks to SpiderTux.
Fix the following security issues:
Fix integer overflows with XML_PARSE_HUGE.
Fix dict corruption caused by entity reference cycles.
Hashing of empty dict strings isn't deterministic.
Fix null deref in xmlSchemaFixupComplexType.
For more information, see:
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2022-40303
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2022-40304
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-29469
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-28484
(* 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 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libxml2-2.12.2-i586-2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-2.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
781670f0524d4980ef7b48876fc07b35 libxml2-2.12.2-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
6e5084f495e8401e097d49bec5d470d0 libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
1e3a912ba24a2ee014b239ed03302260 libxml2-2.12.2-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
6e0bbf965cca0038a13f6f5faaac690d libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
7f11d69e862d4d42407bf9fbc8b134a8 libxml2-2.12.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
8f06b46fdf685dedd2d56400503e80b6 libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware 15.0 package:
936f1e6831a94df80e926e173505ad17 libxml2-2.12.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
5691184f8e0b89b5fb4344e9d4b4f732 libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
bfa544daff81a3f89e44dd9f1f6b997e l/libxml2-2.12.2-i586-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
e866ccd932b516f53cc5cf3c30e1c70a l/libxml2-2.12.2-x86_64-2.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libxml2-2.12.2-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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