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Slackware alert SSA:2013-015-01 (freetype)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] freetype (SSA:2013-015-01)
Date:  Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:21:38 -0800 (PST)
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] freetype (SSA:2013-015-01) New freetype packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues. Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded. This release fixes several security bugs that could cause freetype to crash or run programs upon opening a specially crafted file. For more information, see: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-) Also see the "Get Slack" section on for additional mirror sites near you. Updated package for Slackware 12.1: Updated package for Slackware 12.2: Updated package for Slackware 13.0: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0: Updated package for Slackware 13.1: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1: Updated package for Slackware 13.37: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37: Updated package for Slackware 14.0: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: Updated package for Slackware -current: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 12.1 package: 4d5295c13a8a4499d0adf3999b3de868 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz Slackware 12.2 package: fd6d0cb912feb28ca1e4ef5afaf4e374 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz Slackware 13.0 package: 2d36e3d0feabecf05377265bba7fb212 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.0.txz Slackware x86_64 13.0 package: 396fbce466003efe9943b727c3fc8781 freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz Slackware 13.1 package: 9e3a839ad4e10824f5e3c4d4ab929787 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.1.txz Slackware x86_64 13.1 package: e4f445a443e2c35349f2862c69ac094e freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz Slackware 13.37 package: 9eae4d85099556bd0cf83b2421e751cd freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.37.txz Slackware x86_64 13.37 package: 0480a082207c0cd323c3937ac36e043a freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz Slackware 14.0 package: 5a105c177d2efc56ad13cac3a4e8da10 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: e07e161d4b9018cc8b8d5cbb98c8b2c5 freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz Slackware -current package: 10fa0b771447a25afe289f0e5f4785f6 l/freetype-2.4.11-i486-1.txz Slackware x86_64 -current package: d560da3a4928881d89d19ccdafd94e25 l/freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1.txz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz +-----+ 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 v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAlD2G/kACgkQakRjwEAQIjP7twCeMizMZu652jz9pRDfITmWyDqR 7vAAn2+kMJn/WKV5CXDc5QBUtvdyCNth =A1MJ -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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