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HistoryNov 16, 2009 - 1:42 p.m.


Slackware Linux Project

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New openssl packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0,
and -current to fix a security issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/openssl-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz: Rebuilt.
Patched to disable SSL renegotiation.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix )
patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz: Rebuilt.
Patched to disable SSL renegotiation.
For more information, see:
Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT: Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated packages for Slackware 11.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.0:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.1:

Updated packages for Slackware 12.2:

Updated packages for Slackware 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated packages for Slackware -current:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 11.0 packages:
662fa4e1a24aba53e5a05850b27d5c16 openssl-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack11.0.tgz
b08b28f848b64df600a958268dd6a350 openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 packages:
6cdad3839394c5d81f56b7812f38e1d2 openssl-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.0.tgz
cd44b602ada795dd60c2e0a5b113a235 openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 packages:
f07db73dcfc7d0f09796199591805685 openssl-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.1.tgz
8ad915a9a85bf049da8593f3966fa155 openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 packages:
71e904cdd763254146c3d17cb67dabd9 openssl-0.9.8i-i486-4_slack12.2.tgz
3350b268966c39f884df46b839cbc216 openssl-solibs-0.9.8i-i486-4_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 packages:
bf569bd9e2b6f6d12feb9926a2f4228c openssl-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz
e9042a6460ee448bcb32dee4f090be74 openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 packages:
068a889c7120f569be44e7ffde9169d1 openssl-0.9.8k-x86_64-3_slack13.0.txz
7602b43d1e51a121e1f4a33919be48bf openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-x86_64-3_slack13.0.txz

Slackware -current packages:
98f992b68c19070a6edeb0d4a6a0f559 openssl-solibs-0.9.8l-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current packages:
c62ac6d683a8ed6f94da8c7555810d81 openssl-solibs-0.9.8l-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
> upgradepkg openssl-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz