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Slackware: 2012-244-05: slocate: Security Update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New slocate packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  slocate (SSA:2012-244-05)

New slocate packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37,
and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
  Patched to use lstat64 and -D_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE.  Thanks to Mancha+.
  Patched to fix information leak of filenames in protected directories.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating 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 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 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.1 package:
294638d315522d39a548320f8ecb8dfe  slocate-3.1-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
314118b4aa53120c98049c3979a91bd9  slocate-3.1-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
c355a02276b1dd619d4097aff1f6deaa  slocate-3.1-i486-4_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
d81b496d4d5eeb64b6d58e006a671019  slocate-3.1-x86_64-4_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
de3ac5c264fcc7e0916d603ca6f11e41  slocate-3.1-i486-4_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
df3c40f8666d2d1bf9c4aa9b383c87ff  slocate-3.1-x86_64-4_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
83670d384a248f24e3a8e2bfdfebb14f  slocate-3.1-i486-4_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
df0cf00f72804b549283e4c719eff4ec  slocate-3.1-x86_64-4_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
5c32ada3968815e063e5abd8cef507b4  a/slocate-3.1-i486-4.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
69e300421110474e99fcce4d6dcbe6a3  a/slocate-3.1-x86_64-4.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg slocate-3.1-i486-4_slack13.37.txz


Slackware Linux Security Team
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