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Slackware: 2020-107-01: openvpn Security Update

Date 16 Apr 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories

New openvpn packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.


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[slackware-security]  openvpn (SSA:2020-107-01)

New openvpn packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current
to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes a security issue:
  Fix illegal client float. Thanks to Lev Stipakov.
  For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-11810
  (* 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
(https://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

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

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.9-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.9-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/openvpn-2.4.9-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
25c73936dc10033b3487be524c718cd7  openvpn-2.4.9-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
3bd1f70d74b95282bc14ca01e488b2f4  openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
5fefebba799a7cea9e884119a132947d  openvpn-2.4.9-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
37ba56e1a04b7290244c970d8a121365  openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
e36c9ca24669b7c1c3b5517694cd39ce  openvpn-2.4.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
5ab3046a28bfa972b27f512f35268dda  openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
87b00eec7d65977876df02f98d13d825  n/openvpn-2.4.9-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
54e22e19e5a51dd79782f1acd81a29b3  n/openvpn-2.4.9-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg openvpn-2.4.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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