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Slackware: 2011-041-04: openssl: Security Update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New openssl packages are available for 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  openssl (SSA:2011-041-04)

New openssl packages are available for 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1,
and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack13.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  This OpenSSL update fixes an "OCSP stapling vulnerability".
  For more information, see the included CHANGES and NEWS files, and:
  (* Security fix *)
  Patched certwatch to work with recent versions of "file".
  Thanks to Ulrich Sch?fer and Jan Rafaj.
patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack13.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  (* Security fix *)

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 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 11.0 package:
b3abce841bf210964001e70e3ef706c9  openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz
e38bb473ca8b03aff78a35ed33eb7f0c  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
8ec5c3e420435859ea659bb79d55dab9  openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz
d207663a6770b35407f05a4bc744bacb  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
c6f2412c75c7b8184fe05b6103822eb9  openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz
19109dff689a7b59f55483f7ab428857  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
3f2fd08644a9ffbedc2251cd7a8daf0b  openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz
5e26d773efe85c999e8822e5cc587339  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
146d21feada84931bd1f49b7597d2052  openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack13.0.txz
a777d033361ae0da2bed2c9fd9e25adb  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
94f6df00aa94034aea43000260b8ec39  openssl-0.9.8r-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz
b6550d36dd62790409286fed86da0ebc  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
a59c87176ce35a3a0a596de422e2e359  openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack13.1.txz
1294e76b56b97f9ef46336c6aecd3ae0  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
98ebe1d54dc365211d329982134f14b4  openssl-0.9.8r-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz
631c6b3285a80d46d63a98f0e4c9155f  openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
e2f32ab3d21fc5be05b0ee97d32c84fd  a/openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-i486-1.txz
f000dcb77656b9210441d295bc47294f  n/openssl-0.9.8r-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
e21d4d58a3e383e5bfa4c50155b1e8ad  a/openssl-solibs-0.9.8r-x86_64-1.txz
9bb8c0832b6b06c807e5feacca8e1ae1  n/openssl-0.9.8r-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

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


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