ID SSA-2016-039-02
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2016-02-08T15:39:02


New libsndfile packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/flac-1.3.1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. This update is needed by the latest version of libsndfile. patches/packages/libsndfile-1.0.26-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. This release fixes security issues which may allow attackers to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. 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 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 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 13.37 package: 70dc94408249576926e3b5ba2a5430a6 libsndfile-1.0.26-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package: 3630ea222b36917bcb6c7f5c5a50ca61 libsndfile-1.0.26-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package: a1444976de780af4526d128430ce1acb libsndfile-1.0.26-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: 1176788490e501c306e909ce1059e731 libsndfile-1.0.26-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package: 7ded54ad7fde158dc088e122371d4cfa libsndfile-1.0.26-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 3021e9eaf9081c66099575c9fa5dbf44 libsndfile-1.0.26-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package: bdb21f513021f6660fdca1f485d79ea6 l/libsndfile-1.0.26-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 16e5de5b07c277b3ae49c763a8adeb0b l/libsndfile-1.0.26-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg libsndfile-1.0.26-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Please note that you'll need the new flac package as well.