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New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to fix a security issue:

libxml2 (SSA:2024-035-01)




libxml2 (SSA:2024-035-01)


libxml2 (SSA:2024-035-01)

New libxml2 packages are available for Slackware 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/libxml2-2.11.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
Fix the following security issue:
xmlreader: Don't expand XIncludes when backtracking.
For more information, see:
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2024-25062
(* 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! :-)

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Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.11.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/libxml2-2.11.7-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libxml2-2.12.5-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/libxml2-2.12.5-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 15.0 package:
62a4fe8efaa414b80d9ed26e328512d9 libxml2-2.11.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
7f95acd6df018ee2407c2648e43265dc libxml2-2.11.7-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
a8bb1185c13a7a2c0ce44808a65eb2d5 l/libxml2-2.12.5-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
5b38dd33b4986251180ac7ce051d31b6 l/libxml2-2.12.5-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libxml2-2.11.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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