ID SSA-2011-108-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2011-04-18T16:12:58


New acl packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 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/acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack13.1.txz: Upgraded. Fix the --physical option in setfacl and getfacl to prevent symlink attacks. Thanks to Martijn Dekker for the notification. 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 11.0:

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 11.0 package: d30a67b28019f96cdb9fde78564b0338 acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package: fd3071de0015e36ce6dd15035d67a60a acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package: 9775cc97f24ee94b62da02f44ee68a3a acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package: 67add881c7cc12b47cddf60423d282bc acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package: dbef85a994c8c70332b8f3dce90cbf95 acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package: 28d74a221c8a4cbc6ab08205bbdde1f1 acl-2.2.50-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package: 11e21c1a878cbcf4bef85a37ba2ebc80 acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package: 37ae456acafd28ccec14ffee46c3b1da acl-2.2.50-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package: ceacbe4b1a09f595d8e446e7e13bf1e7 a/acl-2.2.50-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 0f2842fa027f90b3206888a65d001854 a/acl-2.2.50-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg acl-2.2.50-i486-1_slack13.1.txz