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    Slackware: 2020-043-01: libarchive Security Update

    Date 12 Feb 2020
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    New libarchive packages are available for Slackware 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.
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    [slackware-security]  libarchive (SSA:2020-043-01)
    New libarchive packages are available for Slackware 14.1, 14.2, and -current to
    fix security issues.
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
    patches/packages/libarchive-3.4.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      This update includes security fixes in the RAR5 reader.
      (* 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 14.1:
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
    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 14.1 package:
    06951c059869635bdbde2ead0a50e9de  libarchive-3.4.2-i486-1_slack14.1.txz
    Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
    57b1658959057ef8476248490b4e229a  libarchive-3.4.2-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    a119da1bc8d4a760cf28df615c2ba215  libarchive-3.4.2-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    3e386a3569f3965d2bc7c1e7ff88e39e  libarchive-3.4.2-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    Slackware -current package:
    0700543cb6e4ecf9f6324c283f1fd354  l/libarchive-3.4.2-i586-1.txz
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    4136e17bc25686da4cf20790d592b2a6  l/libarchive-3.4.2-x86_64-1.txz
    Installation instructions:
    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg libarchive-3.4.2-i486-1_slack14.1.txz


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