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  • From: Kai Kaminski <kai.kaminski AT>
  • To: <linux-announce AT>
  • Subject: [[Linux-announce] ] [Updates] Critical security updates for SL 6
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2017 14:21:35 +0200


The Scientific Linux team has released updates for SL 6.

The updates include, but are not limited to, the following important security

- Firefox: crash/code execution
- Thunderbird: crash/code execution
- sudo: privilege escalation
- glibc: crash/privilege escalaltion
- Samba: remote code execution

Further information can be found at

As usual, other distributions are affected by many of the same problems.
update system not running Scientific Linux as well.


The updates are available in the Unstable and Testing repositories now. Please
test them and let me know if you run into any issues.

If no problems are reported till Monday I will push the updates to the Stable

New packages for Scientific Linux 6

Attachment: sl60updates.txt.gz
Description: application/gzip

Attachment: sl64updates.txt.gz
Description: application/gzip

Attachment: sl6xupdates.txt.gz
Description: application/gzip

  • [[Linux-announce] ] [Updates] Critical security updates for SL 6, Kai Kaminski, 07/06/2017

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