ID SSA-2014-307-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2014-11-03T17:25:07


New mariadb packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/mariadb-5.5.40-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. This update contains security fixes and improvements. 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: da0aff5bebbbdc0621359c0fea027ae6 mariadb-5.5.40-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: dbb7d695a22ae538b5ad9c024823b190 mariadb-5.5.40-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package: f9ca4cf6015ddbb73dfba16c535caffc ap/mariadb-5.5.40-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 6924f64b6c147556a58a2c6f1929ab5e ap/mariadb-5.5.40-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg mariadb-5.5.40-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Then, restart the database server: > sh /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld restart