Slackware: 2019-057-01: openssl (slackware 14.2) Security Update

    Date26 Feb 2019
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    New openssl packages are available for Slackware 14.2 to fix a security issue.
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    [slackware-security]  openssl (slackware 14.2) (SSA:2019-057-01)
    New openssl packages are available for Slackware 14.2 to fix a security issue.
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
    patches/packages/openssl-1.0.2r-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      Go into the error state if a fatal alert is sent or received. If an
      application calls SSL_shutdown after a fatal alert has occured and
      then behaves different based on error codes from that function then
      the application may be vulnerable to a padding oracle.
      For more information, see:
      (* Security fix *)
    patches/packages/openssl-solibs-1.0.2r-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
    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 packages for Slackware 14.2:
    Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    MD5 signatures:
    Slackware 14.2 packages:
    b23a71963648d515630497f203eefab8  openssl-1.0.2r-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    8b04a9be9b78052791f02428be44a639  openssl-solibs-1.0.2r-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 packages:
    c183c2ad507a65020f13c0dc154c0b11  openssl-1.0.2r-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    d656915855edd6365636ac558b8180cb  openssl-solibs-1.0.2r-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    Installation instructions:
    Upgrade the packages as root:
    # upgradepkg openssl-1.0.2r-i586-1_slack14.2.txz openssl-solibs-1.0.2r-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
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