Slackware: 2019-095-02: wget Security Update

    Date05 Apr 2019
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    New wget packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix a security issue.
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    [slackware-security]  wget (SSA:2019-095-02)
    New wget packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix a
    security issue.
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
    patches/packages/wget-1.20.3-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      Fixed a buffer overflow vulnerability:
      src/iri.c(do_conversion): Reallocate the output buffer to a larger
      size if it is already full.
      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 14.2:
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    MD5 signatures:
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    36bef33c1ecdf60c119ff2ff30563ee0  wget-1.20.3-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    a5c96689a62c44e10181620043aecee0  wget-1.20.3-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    Slackware -current package:
    81d20d99bdff70497bd78817a788226e  n/wget-1.20.3-i586-1.txz
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    7ffb5d4e4bacb134ae530d843150fff9  n/wget-1.20.3-x86_64-1.txz
    Installation instructions:
    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg wget-1.20.3-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
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