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Archive for February 2nd, 2013

Fix package for VLC critical vulnerability (Security Advisory 1302)

A critical vulnerability was discovered in VLC’s ASF demuxer, Quoting the VideoLAN Security Advisory page : “Details: When parsing a specially crafted ASF movie, a buffer overflow might occur. Impact: If successful, a malicious third party could trigger an invalid memory access, leading to a crash of VLC media player’s process. In some cases attackers […]

Testing LibreOffice 4.0.0_rc3

Yesterday when I announced my packages for LibreOffice 3.6.5, I told you that I had a Release Candidate for 4.0.0 already running on my Slackware desktop. I decided to upload some packages for the new “Release Candidate 3” which was tagged and published earlier this week. I built those packages on Slackware64-current (should work on […]

Packages for LibreOffice 3.6.5, calibre and steamclient, and lots of movement on the horizon

Yes, I finally got rid of the flu – but it took a week. I lost some weight (and I am not overweight so I am looking starved now), I still have a bad cough and my lower back muscles are strained and painful because of the continuous coughing. Otherwise I am fine. I had […]