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Update for Chromium and another Flash security fix

Chromium (and Widevine): I built new Slackware Chromium packages for the latest update in the Chrome Stable Channel.  The new version is 40.0.2214.111  and comes with several security fixes (among which, a Flash Player update, see below) Both chromium and chromium-widevine-plugin have version 40.0.2214.111 actually – use the matching version numbers as a sign that […]

Multilib glibc patched for GHOST vulnerability (CVE-2015-0235)

There was some unrest about the most recent glibc update in the stable releases of Slackware (slackware-current excluded). Glibc was patched against a new vulnerability, CVE-2015-0235, for which the only known exploit currently is in the MTA Exim (software which is not part of Slackware) and an exploit for this vulnerability is difficult to write […]

New Flash player – security fix

Adobe released security updates of their Flash Player for all platforms. The latest Adobe security bulletin shows 11.2.202.356 as the new version for native Linux and 13.0.0.206 for the Chrome PepperFlash. Package locations: http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/flashplayer-plugin/ for the native Linux browser plugin http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/chromium-pepperflash-plugin/ for the Chrome Pepperflash plugin which you can use with my Chromium browser package […]

Chromium, LibreOffice, Pipelight, Flashplayer updates

If you are subscribed to my repository’s RSS feed or if you are using slackpkg+ to keep your Slackware system updated, you will already have noticed and are probably already using the new packages – for the rest of you, here is the harvest of last week. Chromium Chrome and Chromium were updated to version 33.0, bringing fixes […]

Chromium and OpenJDK bugfix releases

Chromium There is an update to Chrome/Chromium which arrives in very close succession to the previous update less than two weeks ago. The version number change is minimal, 32.0.1700.77 to 32.0.1700.102, but it addresses several vulnerabilities, so it is advised to update your Chrome and/or chromium packages. The most important fixes are: [$1000][330420] High CVE-2013-6649: […]