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A mariadb security update has been released for Slackware 15.0 and -current.

mariadb (SSA:2023-318-01)

mariadb (SSA:2023-318-01)

New mariadb packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to
fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/mariadb-10.5.23-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes bugs and a security issue:
Vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via
multiple protocols to compromise the server. Successful attacks of this
vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or
frequently repeatable crash.
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! :-)

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Updated package for Slackware 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 15.0 package:
82195d80fd47e92a363de02bd73f2778 mariadb-10.5.23-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
82d1585d0c51add5b732d41877a97174 mariadb-10.5.23-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
70dbbc338fcff0e18fee0efbb797727c ap/mariadb-10.11.5-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
089f5e1b4ec9be1f1bf763e14d129448 ap/mariadb-10.11.6-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mariadb-10.5.23-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Then, restart the database server:
# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld restart


Slackware Linux Security Team