ID SSA-2019-354-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2019-12-20T17:28:09


New openssl packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/openssl-1.0.2u-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes a low severity security issue: Fixed an an overflow bug in the x86_64 Montgomery squaring procedure used in exponentiation with 512-bit moduli. 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 packages for Slackware 14.2:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated packages for Slackware -current:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.2 packages: 3702a752b6916911666b3bd372b043ce openssl-1.0.2u-i586-1_slack14.2.txz 4648eb489834f226169bf13e2ee06061 openssl-solibs-1.0.2u-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 packages: c114da2209510d47b59ded5af7dd8610 openssl-1.0.2u-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz e4b1c5a3f87e7cd92e05ec19c52e9761 openssl-solibs-1.0.2u-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current packages: fee7474fb4e0be59a0a1da866cfe4f5b a/openssl10-solibs-1.0.2u-i586-1.txz b3e7d484a352406ba822ddf5f6dbe9ff n/openssl10-1.0.2u-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current packages: 1f180cb72a66080dcf7fc95083197cab a/openssl10-solibs-1.0.2u-x86_64-1.txz 6d269275da2fb00f13df65a5b12edd37 n/openssl10-1.0.2u-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root: > upgradepkg openssl-1.0.2u-i586-1_slack14.2.txz openssl-solibs-1.0.2u-i586-1_slack14.2.txz