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



python3 (SSA:2023-258-01)


python3 (SSA:2023-258-01)

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:
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patches/packages/python3-3.9.18-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a security issue:
Fixed an issue where instances of ssl.SSLSocket were vulnerable to a bypass
of the TLS handshake and included protections (like certificate verification)
and treating sent unencrypted data as if it were post-handshake TLS encrypted
data. Security issue reported by Aapo Oksman; patch by Gregory P. Smith.
For more information, see:
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-40217
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/python3-3.9.18-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/python3-3.9.18-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/d/python3-3.9.18-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/d/python3-3.9.18-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 15.0 package:
1f27ad0aedfd56e9029c441c3a7ca7ba python3-3.9.18-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
f1b9a59ddfdab0e92695bbb19b2fb19f python3-3.9.18-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
2576205d5c3f3ef4b804462f62f2dfbe d/python3-3.9.18-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
02630cd98d0f1f4b81f2b71cf00d5cfa d/python3-3.9.18-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg python3-3.9.18-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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