ID SSA-2013-015-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2013-01-15T20:21:38


New freetype packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded. This release fixes several security bugs that could cause freetype to crash or run programs upon opening a specially crafted file. 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 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 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.1 package: 4d5295c13a8a4499d0adf3999b3de868 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package: fd6d0cb912feb28ca1e4ef5afaf4e374 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package: 2d36e3d0feabecf05377265bba7fb212 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package: 396fbce466003efe9943b727c3fc8781 freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package: 9e3a839ad4e10824f5e3c4d4ab929787 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package: e4f445a443e2c35349f2862c69ac094e freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package: 9eae4d85099556bd0cf83b2421e751cd freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package: 0480a082207c0cd323c3937ac36e043a freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package: 5a105c177d2efc56ad13cac3a4e8da10 freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: e07e161d4b9018cc8b8d5cbb98c8b2c5 freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package: 10fa0b771447a25afe289f0e5f4785f6 l/freetype-2.4.11-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: d560da3a4928881d89d19ccdafd94e25 l/freetype-2.4.11-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg freetype-2.4.11-i486-1_slack14.0.txz