Slackware: 2011-098-01: libtiff: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New libtiff packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  libtiff (SSA:2011-098-01)

New libtiff packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/libtiff-3.9.4-i486-2_slack13.1.txz:  Rebuilt.
  Patched overflows that could lead to arbitrary code execution when parsing
  a malformed image file.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

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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 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 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 9.0 package:
12e422015601177213c20fabecdb3dca  libtiff-3.8.2-i386-3_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
60824a9f63a4027950adfc2a95b79a8f  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-3_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
2e7a80f8831edc8d4d23bb8c9947f34a  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-3_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
71e592bb0d6aa91d9f507df2dbe07ec7  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-3_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
e069711795313bcba59be6b17e4f570e  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
5221a6dc0bdf39e94eb98c060811844e  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-4_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
33afedaeb6bd3dfc009a6fff697532b5  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-5_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
3b2bd1c0663d635e54dc3bd859ece30a  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-5_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
7e587b0f33749947092ffec1557aace0  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-5_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
b35b2ed471ca18b51ac7b3fdb7c61722  libtiff-3.8.2-i486-5_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
45b63bc3d470aab873be4adddc677bba  libtiff-3.8.2-x86_64-5_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
7eeddc014de94b49752017c56ccc573f  libtiff-3.9.4-i486-2_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
54580a13f5074f62887e1adf3f03fdba  libtiff-3.9.4-x86_64-2_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
c72b2d22fb7c5593150cb384424df247  libtiff-3.9.4-i486-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
edd9ed456af33471073f69c68f99163a  libtiff-3.9.4-x86_64-2.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libtiff-3.9.4-i486-2_slack13.1.txz


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