ID SSA-2010-240-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2010-08-28T09:52:10


New gnupg2 packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/gnupg2-2.0.14-i486-3_slack13.1.txz: Rebuilt. Patched to fix "Realloc Bug with X.509 certificates in GnuPG". For more information, see: ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

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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 package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.0 package: d4fd5033a8d84ca1b24f5ec8d2b5dcec gnupg2-2.0.4-i486-2_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package: f06f083946e1567a558d339982e9982e gnupg2-2.0.9-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package: b1cdbd61297affafe01ea4740e900ef9 gnupg2-2.0.9-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package: 513900baef7865900d0bb026d252e112 gnupg2-2.0.12-i486-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package: 8f1a8ff8e567940794060f9d5e34ed9b gnupg2-2.0.12-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package: 4b1241472b91e1d2b9704852ba3a1d5f gnupg2-2.0.14-i486-3_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package: 7a7d35d3aec7d5ba0169c92f7f47c9f6 gnupg2-2.0.14-x86_64-3_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package: eb31dd8fea4da735f188990e67231839 n/gnupg2-2.0.16-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 764c74e54177d6f6bd39bd5b5ecf6a98 n/gnupg2-2.0.16-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg gnupg2-2.0.14-i486-3_slack13.1.txz