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Shaking the Dust Off

Woah, the Slackware Blog is old! It’s time to shake off the dust, set some goals and become useful again. Continue reading

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Slack 12.1 out

After 4 release candidates, Slackware 12.1 is finally out.

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog: Nov 20

Thunderbird security update Tue Nov 20 16:49:58 CST 2007 xap/mozilla-thunderbird-2.0.0.9-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to thunderbird-2.0.0.9. This update fixes the following security related issues: URIs with invalid %-encoding mishandled by Windows (MFSA 2007-36). Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (MFSA 2007-29). OK, so … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog: Nov 16 – Nov 17

Samba security update, and some HAL/X11 fixes Sat Nov 17 00:19:20 CST 2007 ap/cdparanoia-IIIalpha9.8-i486-3.tgz: Recompiled with SG_IO patch. This didn’t seem to make a noticable difference, but to someone it might. x/xf86-video-intel-2.2.0-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to xf86-video-intel-2.2.0 x/xf86-video-sis-0.9.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to xf86-video-sis-0.9.4. OK, … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog: Nov 14

X11 updates Wed Nov 14 15:25:14 CST 2007 x/mesa-7.0.2-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to mesa-7.0.2. x/xf86-video-ati-6.7.196-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to xf86-video-ati-6.7.196. x/xf86-video-intel-2.1.99-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to xf86-video-intel-2.1.99. x/xorg-server-1.4-i486-3.tgz: Rebuilt against Mesa 7.0.2. Removed support for XDMX, as the code is not maintained and interferes with input hotplug … Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog: Nov 12

Xpdf security fixes Mon Nov 12 01:25:34 CST 2007 kde/kdegraphics-3.5.8-i486-2.tgz: Patched xpdf related bugs. For more information, see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3387 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4352 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5392 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5393 (* Security fix *) kde/koffice-1.6.3-i486-2.tgz: Patched xpdf related bugs. For more information, see: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20071107-1.txt http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3387 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4352 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5392 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5393Continue reading

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Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog: Nov 10

PHP security update Sat Nov 10 14:27:42 CST 2007 n/php-5.2.5-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to php-5.2.5. This fixes bugs and security issues. For more information, see: http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_5.php http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4887 (* Security fix *) +————————–+

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