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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, 13.0, and -current to fix security issues. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
[slackware-security]  openssl (SSA:2010-060-02)

New openssl packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0,
and -current to fix security issues.

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack13.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This OpenSSL update contains some security related bugfixes.
  For more information, see the included CHANGES and NEWS files, and:
 (* Security fix *)
patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack13.0.txz:  Upgraded.

Where to find the new packages:

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 11.0 package:
c3dc1859124c87276e381310717f9bf4  openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz
b39768f7271c9763a6b1839bed97b874  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
81375c6983ab1348344d9f9b32f44db9  openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz
3a2984355d41d37d54a71d67462c87c8  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
adc0473abd3738795ac20c84e9625e09  openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz
de23604d96dec07b7f43425217a51d2a  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
c87d53c2e234c534cd5ceafd3e3e7538  openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz
89d72b3b9910ab4326658202fbde345a  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
e12c3c2a33075bb07cd5e4034dc7223e  openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack13.0.txz
deca09efc6218e52b821c83a80e58b35  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
9ff70ef93e1531561631872d491a6f5b  openssl-0.9.8m-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz
00dc308a46b0c94b61fe7b0686410e6e  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
52cdd5eb4b0208313f1a2ec39ea0ee42  openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1.txz
b0c2e8b61e3884a035f46f79aa5db88e  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
b5d41a34dc4732830b8851a0f7474162  openssl-0.9.8m-x86_64-1.txz
f1f8399dd55128aae4946dd7c71298e1  openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg openssl-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack13.0.txz openssl-solibs-0.9.8m-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Some programs that use OpenSSL may need to be updated or recompiled.
For example, new ProFTPD are available for all supported Slackware releases
for which new openssl packages were released.


Slackware Linux Security Team
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