ID SSA-2014-050-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2014-02-19T20:24:06


New gnutls packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes a flaw where a version 1 intermediate certificate would be considered as a CA certificate by GnuTLS by default. 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 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

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 14.0 package: 55f0ee50fd62526c802dca234d1cde2f gnutls-3.0.31-i486-2_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: f81fbcd3dc0ddb04e0c49e4d75786d43 gnutls-3.0.31-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package: e03018b41bf4b52ea0f0ddc7edf3af09 gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: a833400870b52a12561d197f4fade248 gnutls-3.1.21-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package: 4d546890fb2ee44ea103d551e418a495 n/gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 5b2087af6bc05d86ddaa3b45a03e2971 n/gnutls-3.1.21-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg gnutls-3.1.21-i486-1_slack14.1.txz