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Slackware alert SSA:2005-111-01 (cvs)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] CVS (SSA:2005-111-01)
Date:  Thu, 21 Apr 2005 22:27:21 -0700 (PDT)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] CVS (SSA:2005-111-01) New CVS packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix security issues. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to cvs-1.11.20. From "This version fixes many minor security issues in the CVS server executable including a potentially serious buffer overflow vulnerability with no known exploit. We recommend this upgrade for all CVS servers!" For more information, see: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ Updated package for Slackware 8.1: Updated package for Slackware 9.0: Updated package for Slackware 9.1: Updated package for Slackware 10.0: Updated package for Slackware 10.1: Updated package for Slackware -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 8.1 package: c94fb036f87d31bb78cb70f97802ef4a cvs-1.11.20-i386-1.tgz Slackware 9.0 package: 180fe0ba92cc5ee557f5468823c0e365 cvs-1.11.20-i386-1.tgz Slackware 9.1 package: 11aec60a9dd42ed9b6cd5bd1e13f7f00 cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.0 package: ae181089d20698948d294facad010cbe cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: 893c9053b6f38c429d386fb70bea19e0 cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz Slackware -current package: 4f6f74e6fdfe259a2c3f6088ee84d5c8 cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ First, shut down the cvs server if you are running one. Upgrade the packages as root: # upgradepkg cvs-1.11.20-i486-1.tgz Finally, restart the CVS server. +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) iD4DBQFCaG6qakRjwEAQIjMRAnfPAJUWxqQ9/CEGClKcRJSDTVnpfGYCAJ9k+tFt S1f+Hvp5VZRzrjO94OwUAQ== =ROFJ -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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