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OpenJDK8 security update November 2017

On the ‘distro packagers‘ mailing list for OpenJDK there was an announcement today that IcedTea 3.6.0 is ready, and allows building of the OpenJDK 8u151_b12 (Java 8 Update 151).The official October 2017 security fixes for Java 8 are applied, and the announcement contains a long list of CVE entries that are being addressed. You can download openjdk and openjre packages for Slackware […]

Chromium 62 ready for download

Earlier this week, Google released a security update for its chrome/chromium browser. The new version 62.0.3202.62 plugs the holes of 35 more or less serious issues, several of them have a CVE rating. When the topic of Chromium 62 came up in the comments section of a previous post, I mentioned that I was unable to […]

Updates for LibreOffice, Pale Moon, Flash

I have some updates for you while I am working on a new Plasma5 package set. Pale Moon updated to 27.5.1 (release notes) Chromium and Mozilla plugins for Adobe Flash, the update to 27.0.0.159 fixes functionality bugs. LibreOffice 5.4.2 with over 100 bug- and regression fixes compared to the previous update. The LibreOffice packages were uploaded […]

Updates for Chromium, LibreOffice, Calibre (and Flash too)

I took my new build server for a run and have not found its limits yet (plus, no Ryzen related crashes yet). Compared to my old computer, this new box compiles with roughly 10 times the speed. That makes a big difference for big updates like Chromium and LibreOffice, which would take me one day […]

OpenJDK7 and Flash Player security updates (Aug ’17)

On the blog of IcedTea release manager Andrew Hughes (aka GNU/Andrew) you can find the announcement for IcedTea 2.6.11 which builds OpenJDK 7u151_b01. This release includes the official July 2017 security fixes for Java 7. Note that the security updates for Java 8 were already pushed to my repository some time ago. Here is where you can download the Slackware packages for […]