ID SSA-2017-255-02
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2017-09-12T15:23:44


New libzip packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/libzip-1.0.1-i586-3_slack14.2.txz: Rebuilt. Fix a denial of service security issue. 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 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.2 package: 79a7a46e43020bd2877bc9cfb457633a libzip-1.0.1-i586-3_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: f145ab6956a9c9379fa02aff12ebee7e libzip-1.0.1-x86_64-3_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package: 6b1389d5fad2a038a4edacd6b5868e4f l/libzip-1.3.0-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: d3ba354eb67ad0b060425a269c0d5255 l/libzip-1.3.0-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg libzip-1.0.1-i586-3_slack14.2.txz