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A python3 security update has been released for Slackware 15.0 and -current.

slackware-security: python3 (SSA:2022-286-01)

[slackware-security] python3 (SSA:2022-286-01)

New python3 packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to
fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/python3-3.9.15-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes security issues:
Bundled libexpat was upgraded from 2.4.7 to 2.4.9 which fixes a heap
use-after-free vulnerability in function doContent.
gh-97616: a fix for a possible buffer overflow in list *= int.
gh-97612: a fix for possible shell injection in the example script
gh-96577: a fix for a potential buffer overrun in msilib.
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 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:
7435c608cb442d37137b3c842da0ea12 python3-3.9.15-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
524f083f467a665eabee17b193b13d0b python3-3.9.15-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
75961e356cf6f599874ed39d734c3124 d/python3-3.9.15-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
f4ca52753a7ab7d12a9e379af4540685 d/python3-3.9.15-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg python3-3.9.15-i586-1_slack15.0.txz