Security Update: libtiff

Patrick pushed a new security update for Slackware 14.2 and current for libtiff. It's now upgraded to 4.0.7.

In -current, there were three packages that had shared libraries bumped:
  • jasper
  • ImageMagick
  • poppler
most likely that some applications will be broken by this update if you are following -current. I had one fix for gdal available on my github to build against new jasper and it should be available on Ponce's repository soon. MATE's atril will likely be broken as well since it uses poppler to work with PDF files. You can always report any broken script on -current through LQ thread.

Today's update also bring another library to Slackware's core package: libbluray. This should enhance Slackware's multimedia capabilities to work with Blu Ray in the next release.

Another interesting changes are:
  • Better ntfs support with ntfs-3g 2017.3.23
  • Better printing support with cups 2.2.3, cups-filter 1.13.4, and gutenprint 5.2.12
  • Lots of library updates 
  • Openvpn 2.4.1
  • Newer libdrm, mesa, and a bunch of x-related packages
  • Thunderbird 52.0 is now included
  • Firefox 52.0.2 gets included as well
  • Major update for openssh
I still have personal wishlist:
- Update GTK+3 stack to 3.22.x
- Provide Kernel Configs for 4.10.x
- Migrate to KDE 5 and Qt5
- Add python3
- Add meson build system
- Add rust for future Firefox

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