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Slackware: 2011-145-01: apr/apr-util: Security Update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New apr and apr-util packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix a security issue in apr and a crash bug in apr-util. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  apr/apr-util (SSA:2011-145-01)

New apr and apr-util packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1,
12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix a security issue in apr and
a crash bug in apr-util.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  This fixes a possible denial of service due to a problem with a loop in
  the new apr_fnmatch() implementation consuming CPU.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)
patches/packages/apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  Fix crash because of NULL cleanup registered by apr_ldap_rebind_init().

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 packages for Slackware 11.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.1:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.2:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.1:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.37:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated packages for Slackware -current:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 11.0 package:
9a057c739c57c2cf6b28137ec184c1d7  apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz
28e6fc4ad6154d5b36fef9bcf2ae3b0d  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
ea91c341418d0b6053b72c71ce93467b  apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz
7ec023aacd371fd64e54756907122cbe  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
49be6cd89d47c84379ea30e6249e9d49  apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz
10f67a95896a8c84a167302fad5fcdfa  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
187f96a16be96fa071657a3c94a1407c  apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz
77a035ee720d915755ba309b1afcc75d  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
48c4b2d5cd4304beaffb0b906267fb3e  apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack13.0.txz
37d6ee4d6d754daf5ef4b4aeea7a8de1  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
24fd22fe3bf0470b5e0e6ad6d0de6821  apr-1.4.5-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz
1b5ef4984af5c1c521a9bbf7f20fd3c7  apr-util-1.3.12-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
f19ef60074da3f0ab6bcd322b2bbaf73  apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz
133980a1c64e0df52281c787cdd6ede0  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
cc7dcb9cc1134038b419159424b37439  apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack13.37.txz
573192de48352460635ee2c450548519  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
e70b9855fad1766253e4450f6116c016  apr-1.4.5-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz
56181dc8e34bfe60eafde44a0110e577  apr-util-1.3.12-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
a7f1de61bfe9b3cc20e6450cb502cbf5  apr-1.4.5-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz
3bb4543e87ed8b7be0d52f67343f061a  apr-util-1.3.12-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
fbf028ab5a37872fb97bde61516082df  apr-1.4.5-i486-1.txz
56d207c602e63937544d0cf9ce767826  apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
d5e5b70a662a4f8da87bd6bdefd655c4  apr-1.4.5-x86_64-1.txz
eba8994761fb58e291b0a9d813c078e3  apr-util-1.3.12-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg apr-1.4.5-i486-1_slack13.37.txz apr-util-1.3.12-i486-1_slack13.37.txz


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