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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New openssl packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to fix security issues.
[slackware-security]  openssl (SSA:2009-098-01)

New openssl packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2,
and -current to fix security issues.

More details about the issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/openssl-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.0.tgz:  Patched (see below).
  Patched to fix possible crashes as well as a (fairly unlikely) case
  where an invalid signature might verify as valid.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0: openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack11.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.0: openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.1: openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.2: openssl-solibs-0.9.8i-i486-3_slack12.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current: n/openssl-0.9.8k-i486-1.tgz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 11.0 packages:
e44ec3cba02b75d0a9a2eaa3497cacdd  openssl-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack11.0.tgz
58d2055da525dbce5b311c2b40fad7dc  openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 packages:
5784077250604b326baa2a34f6ead905  openssl-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.0.tgz
60b6ed4db2f76634abeab1a99b90cd87  openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 packages:
c83b32d650ade46c3fd162c11fa749fb  openssl-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.1.tgz
abda6caa9130093004dd87e093d4a93f  openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 packages:
c910652909f75aa654dfb2835e474edf  openssl-0.9.8i-i486-3_slack12.2.tgz
1acff931e71bddeed83a7ee4726286fa  openssl-solibs-0.9.8i-i486-3_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
b90377904539671507c04168172c4c6c  openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-i486-1.tgz
a43244be109e42168f251f04cef10dd6  openssl-0.9.8k-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg openssl-0.9.8i-i486-3_slack12.2.tgz openssl-solibs-0.9.8i-i486-3_slack12.2.tgz


Slackware Linux Security Team
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