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

python3 (SSA:2023-159-03)

python3 (SSA:2023-159-03)

New python3 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/python3-3.9.17-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes bugs and a security issue:
urllib.parse.urlsplit() now strips leading C0 control and space characters
following the specification for URLs defined by WHATWG.
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:
a847810f83eff87b3c264eec30de2671 python3-3.9.17-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
0b321a827bbe9a8f957b06702e999b51 python3-3.9.17-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
bfe8ac42219ac00d5d9229b1d0a4f28f d/python3-3.9.17-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
700eda97eb86e4c7c534d44f51fbf597 d/python3-3.9.17-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg python3-3.9.17-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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