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Archive for the tag "cve"

Sep ’16 Security fixes for Adobe Flash

New releases are available for Adobe’s Flash Player plugins. They are accompanied by Flash player  security bulletin APSB16-29. The updated plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) has the version number while the plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) is now at version (both 64bit and 32bit versions, remember). Slackware packages for these Flash plugins are available for download & install in the following […]

July ’16 security fixes for Java 8

On the heels of Oracle’s July 2016 security updates for Java 8, the icedtea folks have released version 3.1.0 of their build framework so that I could create packages for OpenJDK 8u101_b13 or “Java 8 Update 101 Build 13”  (and the JRE too of course). Here is the list of security fixes and CVE‘s as taken from the announcement on Andrew […]

July ’16 security fixes for Adobe Flash

Due to a holiday stay in Brittany (France) last week, the monthly updates for Adobe’s Flash player plugins took a little longer to reach my Slackware repository. Read the Flash player  security update of July 12th if you want to know more about all the CVE entries the update is addressing. Good news by the way: it […]

LibreOffice 5.1.4 (bugfix release)

The Document Foundation released Libreoffice 5.1.4 on June 23, but I was kept busy with preparing my own packaging and scripting stuff for the release of Slackware 14.2. In addition, a new release of Plasma (5.7) is near, for which I promised a Live ISO to be available on July 5. Still, I thought new packages were […]

June ’16 security fixes for Adobe Flash

Earlier this week, there was already some talk about a zero-day exploit in Flash for which Adobe would be releasing a fix. And indeed they issued a Flash player  security update yesterday. The updated plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) has the version number while the plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) moves up a tiny bit; to version Slackware packages for […]