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[slackware-security] grub (SSA:2015-351-01) Dec 18 2015 06:17AM
Slackware Security Team (security slackware com)

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[slackware-security] grub (SSA:2015-351-01)

New grub packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to
fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/grub-2.00-i486-3_slack14.1.txz: Rebuilt.
Patched bug where password protection during system startup may be
bypassed by hitting the backspace key 28 times giving a rescue shell.
Thanks to Hector Marco and Ismael Ripoll.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-8370
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/gr
ub-2.00-i486-3_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/
grub-2.00-x86_64-3_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/grub
-2.00-i586-3.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/a/
grub-2.00-x86_64-3.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.1 package:
5de408a0c4faa8c4cb7fbf926d983b17 grub-2.00-i486-3_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
8c7c4da23a03536fc5306fce459d0695 grub-2.00-x86_64-3_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
5a416c513f561c91bb8fc1387f6622d3 a/grub-2.00-i586-3.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
37119f35ad70e576303636cd3e9b4f0e a/grub-2.00-x86_64-3.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg grub-2.00-i486-3_slack14.1.txz

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