Slackware: ntp
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New ntp packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to a fix security issue.
[slackware-security]  ntp (SSA:2009-014-03)

New ntp packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to a fix security issue.

More details about this issue may be found here:

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
  [Sec 1111] Fix incorrect check of EVP_VerifyFinal()'s return value.
  For more information, see:
  (* 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 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

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 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
be95d635d683bfd19c1c66ef8fe258c1  ntp-4.2.4p6-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
3f6e8c29282024f14af9ae9ae0eb5c62  ntp-4.2.4p6-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
086b2b0e2d0caf1e2f34327c30a4a5bb  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
7fcfec9f57c1ab6a70b81d063e58a5e2  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
59d6a05ca3e3e78e6c6845e307c55423  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
5e43d7c1a34bdd65e808cec06cfb7ca1  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
41d99a52c1395cb7d1e56fa5eb2d7fde  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
1396976a5b8ef4578277a12abcbb56c9  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
297b2f95e96e0420088af2aed7213cc5  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
d587492d3306a487124cedc45f7d6d4a  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
e4b51a76744d8c271a9b7324f4355e4c  ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg ntp-4.2.4p6-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz


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