Slackware-13.0 ChangeLog (2008-08-04)

Mon Aug 4 13:56:36 CDT 2008

a/sysvinit-scripts-1.2-noarch-22.tgz: _Really_ quieted down rc.M's mime update
this time (it seems that errors are sent to stdout). Thanks to Robby Workman.
If we must update icon-cache files in rc.M (which is done only if they already
exist), background it so that it doesn't delay the boot as much.
In rc.S, only update the kernel version in /etc/motd if the file begins with
“Linux”, leaving the rest of the file free to be customized.
Thanks to Pete Cervasio for the improved MOTD script.
Grab some information about the root partition from /proc/mounts to
initialize /etc/mtab. Thanks to Alan Hicks.
d/python-2.5.2-i486-2.tgz:
Patched various overflows and other security problems.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1679
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1721
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2315
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2316
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3142
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3144
(* Security fix *)
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