ID SSA-2017-279-02
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2017-10-05T23:34:10


New openjpeg 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/openjpeg-2.3.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes security issues which may lead to a denial of service or possibly remote code execution. 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: c78cde70d1a1747d2f4cf426938ab9c3 openjpeg-2.3.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: 5f835fa6479eb3090d4268fac1e5205e openjpeg-2.3.0-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package: c7e3989424543c80b46a80ae428bc8c5 l/openjpeg-2.3.0-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 55bb3a432bed62fcf69c5a33f86529f6 l/openjpeg-2.3.0-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg openjpeg-2.3.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz