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HistoryAug 31, 2021 - 9:01 p.m.

[slackware-security] ntfs-3g

Slackware Linux Project

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New ntfs-3g 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/ntfs-3g-2021.8.22-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Shared library .so-version bump.
Fixed vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker using a maliciously
crafted NTFS-formatted image file or external storage to potentially
execute arbitrary privileged 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 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:
c36a036533ef8e40d671dd16e3bad83b ntfs-3g-2021.8.22-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
b084a124740c77ccbf270e9ad0c774c2 ntfs-3g-2021.8.22-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
772f54db15663bd900f757bff866fbf7 a/ntfs-3g-2021.8.22-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
3e5f9af022f2368c69b24d2df3bce390 a/ntfs-3g-2021.8.22-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
> upgradepkg ntfs-3g-2021.8.22-i586-1_slack14.2.txz