freetype (SSA:2013-015-01) for Slackware
Posted on: 01/16/2013 11:05 AM

New freetype packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues.

freetype (SSA:2013-015-01) for Slackware

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded.
This release fixes several security bugs that could cause freetype to
crash or run programs upon opening a specially crafted file.
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
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Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.1 package:
4d5295c13a8a4499d0adf3999b3de868 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
fd6d0cb912feb28ca1e4ef5afaf4e374 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
2d36e3d0feabecf05377265bba7fb212 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
396fbce466003efe9943b727c3fc8781 freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
9e3a839ad4e10824f5e3c4d4ab929787 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
e4f445a443e2c35349f2862c69ac094e freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
9eae4d85099556bd0cf83b2421e751cd freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
0480a082207c0cd323c3937ac36e043a freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
5a105c177d2efc56ad13cac3a4e8da10 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
e07e161d4b9018cc8b8d5cbb98c8b2c5 freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
10fa0b771447a25afe289f0e5f4785f6 l/freetype-2.4.11-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
d560da3a4928881d89d19ccdafd94e25 l/freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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