ID SSA-2018-212-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2018-07-31T00:34:02


New file packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/file-5.34-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded. Fixed a denial of service crash when processing a crafted ELF file. 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 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 14.0 package: 594288bd638ab937ca124224185745c8 file-5.34-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: b0e7e6928c9cd5ab2e57bf8fe638ecea file-5.34-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package: d1f2e67aa586b29106716bccca0c1254 file-5.34-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 6b80aff970625b044616f1b6d33174f1 file-5.34-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package: cbf8105b10ed26f305b9f063dfcd9a56 file-5.34-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: db3ac31e11d8c21f160ceed3440ee741 file-5.34-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package: e38e06e16c568f5ac665141e922fa48e a/file-5.34-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 33b43ec2735e90d73a51fa8ed7df2350 a/file-5.34-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg file-5.34-i586-1_slack14.2.txz