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

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/openexr-2.2.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz: Rebuilt.
Patched bugs that may lead to program crashes or possibly execution of
arbitrary code. Thanks to Thomas Choi for the patch.
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
additional mirror sites near you.

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 14.2 package:
7f00592b5f0214f5091d87b355f26672 openexr-2.2.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
f6eb9dc47a20f9a15b982cd73f41d8df openexr-2.2.0-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
6248c0bebbb1fe703a45bc8d3392924e l/openexr-2.2.0-i586-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
a7fb169236df1ad9efdbcf0ee278d524 l/openexr-2.2.0-x86_64-2.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg openexr-2.2.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz

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