Slackware: 2013-287-02: gnupg2: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New gnupg2 packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues. These packages will require the updated libgpg-error package. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  gnupg2 (SSA:2013-287-02)

New gnupg2 packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and -current to
fix security issues.

These packages will require the updated libgpg-error package.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack14.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  Fixed possible infinite recursion in the compressed packet
  parser. [CVE-2013-4402]
  Protect against rogue keyservers sending secret keys.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4402
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 13.37 package:
2194f25dba02397b2323fa1d3c9c15ea  gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
7565e99bdd15bdd86097938c979f8b6b  gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
a9080b0567a8f98ae1189bdbf8c88aad  gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
5ac9c035acafa7b339d887bc67a96d89  gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
03ce9cfc9d2c8cc763a60e78f1788698  n/gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
9f82aafc690fae866d71734ff4bb377f  n/gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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