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Slackware multilib updates to match the changes in slackware-current

There was yet another update of slackware-current today. The 150+ lines of ChangeLog.txt are not as massive as previous updates but still, lots of polishing and under-the-hood improvements, a couple of security updates (bind, cups-filters, libpng, mozilla-firefox and openssl), two new packages (libtirpc and rpcbind) to replace the removed portmap package; a fresh version of the GCC compiler suite (5.3.0) and […]

December ’15 security fixes for Adobe Flash

Adobe’s Flash player  security update for December was announced yesterday, which adddress several vulnerabilities. I packaged the updates as usual and my repository is up-to-date. The new plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) has the version number 20.0.0.228. The plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) has version 11.2.202.554. The PepperFlash plugin is extracted from the official Google Chrome 47.0.2526.80 RPMs. My download […]

Last week’s security updates

Adobe released updated Flash player plugins last tuesday, but I was too busy with other things to write a blog post about it. However, I did release updated packages the day after! The updates are for chromium-pepperflash-plugin (to be used together with my chromium package) with new version 19.0.0.245, and flashplayer-plugin which now is at version 11.2.202.548. The PepperFlash plugin was […]

Slackware-current got updated… 448 lines of ChangeLog

Another big update to slackware-current today. The ChangeLog.txt entry of “Thu Oct 29 20:12:14 UTC 2015” counts 448lines, and a little less than half of that number consists of updates to packages; the rest is rebuilds. A massive package recompilation occured because several core libraries got updated and Pat is quite conscientious in getting all the […]

October ’15 security fixes for Adobe Flash

Adobe released updated Flash player plugins yesterday, which adddress newly discovered vulnerabilities. I applied those updates to my repository and the packages are ready for you to download and install. The updated Slackware package for chromium-pepperflash-plugin (to be used together with my chromium package) has version 19.0.0.207. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 11.2.202.535. The PepperFlash plugin is extracted […]