OpenSSL (SSA:2018-226-01) Update for Slackware
Posted on: 08/15/2018 08:53 AM

New openssl packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues

OpenSSL (SSA:2018-226-01) Update for Slackware

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/openssl-1.0.2p-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes two low severity security issues:
Client DoS due to large DH parameter.
Cache timing vulnerability in RSA Key Generation.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)
patches/packages/openssl-solibs-1.0.2p-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
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Updated packages for Slackware 14.2:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated packages for Slackware -current:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.2 packages:
cf7c40e9c66711e028671a7bb38abd99 openssl-1.0.2p-i586-1_slack14.2.txz
d2850088b0aed90a45aa250ebffad451 openssl-solibs-1.0.2p-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 packages:
9d42083aaf9c4854928ec380307ebabb openssl-1.0.2p-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
fd566d85eb3c5cbd82e90b7215b61c91 openssl-solibs-1.0.2p-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current packages:
bd79b75ed5522f75945612c2e2f5dcb8 a/openssl-solibs-1.1.0i-i586-1.txz
9aaa879284e70161ee40224c2b4660e3 n/openssl-1.1.0i-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current packages:
dadf088e88d02b583c21b1855ba875b5 a/openssl-solibs-1.1.0i-x86_64-1.txz
3ee4aa3c24eb8be63ed67a5391edffe4 n/openssl-1.1.0i-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg openssl-*.txz

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