ID SSA-2013-322-02
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2013-11-18T17:50:48


New openssh packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/openssh-6.4p1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. sshd(8): fix a memory corruption problem triggered during rekeying when an AES-GCM cipher is selected. 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 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.1 package: 5a0481fe4e0088a50e829ec93538cec2 openssh-6.4p1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 1a2593f2628a2a77ac0fa8aaa41e1467 openssh-6.4p1-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package: cf127ee94cc295db6b364e3fb70f7cfa n/openssh-6.4p1-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: a10087855628e3ada8e597340fbed93f n/openssh-6.4p1-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg openssh-6.4p1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Next, restart the sshd daemon: > sh /etc/rc.d/rc.sshd restart