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Slackware alert SSA:2013-191-01 (dbus)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] dbus (SSA:2013-191-01)
Date:  Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:20:39 -0700 (PDT)
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] dbus (SSA:2013-191-01) New dbus packages are available for Slackware 14.0, and -current to fix a security issue. Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/dbus-1.4.20-i486-4_slack14.0.txz: Rebuilt. This update fixes a security issue where misuse of va_list could be used to cause a denial of service for system services. Vulnerability reported by Alexandru Cornea. 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 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 14.0 package: a720afc6cb939df64d9b6e15ad3d20ff dbus-1.4.20-i486-4_slack14.0.txz Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: ff619d4caa1c438435bad5cc5d57c24c dbus-1.4.20-x86_64-4_slack14.0.txz Slackware -current package: f3f0e28aecabb58b212d3bd580a194e4 a/dbus-1.6.12-i486-1.txz Slackware x86_64 -current package: cfd43378f0947229b58e95396192a7b7 a/dbus-1.6.12-x86_64-1.txz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg dbus-1.4.20-i486-4_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 v1.4.13 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAlHdCpYACgkQakRjwEAQIjNTkQCcDY2QBBIqdHcs3H6ZAeN2oJIs ztoAnAtq6+XVK761M+wzxyRfmV8e13lJ =dGYh -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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