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New squashfs-tools packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues



Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/squashfs-tools-4.3-i586-2_slack14.2.txz: Rebuilt.
Patched a couple of denial of service issues and other bugs.
For more information, see:
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-4645
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-4646
(* 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 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/squashfs-tools-4.3-i586-2_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/squashfs-tools-4.3-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/ap/squashfs-tools-4.3-i586-2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/ap/squashfs-tools-4.3-x86_64-2.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.2 package:
2c56a6bcd946acfedfa84b5edd2eb261 squashfs-tools-4.3-i586-2_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
012fa8db56e0c1a12af39db629d00438 squashfs-tools-4.3-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
3c17a62f74b91a8e1c44a09129b96015 ap/squashfs-tools-4.3-i586-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
905e8ec1a6045dc3741a85e57df8c156 ap/squashfs-tools-4.3-x86_64-2.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg squashfs-tools-4.3-i586-2_slack14.2.txz

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