Slackware Security Announcement 2009-320-01: 2009-11-16 openssl


[slackware-security] openssl (SSA:2009-320-01)


New openssl packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0,

and -current to fix a security issue.


More details about this issue may be found in the Common

Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:



Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:


patches/packages/openssl-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz: Rebuilt.

Patched to disable SSL renegotiation.

For more information, see:

(* Security fix *)

patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz: Rebuilt.

Patched to disable SSL renegotiation.

For more information, see:

(* Security fix *)




Where to find the new packages:



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Updated packages for Slackware 11.0:


Updated packages for Slackware 12.0:


Updated packages for Slackware 12.1:


Updated packages for Slackware 12.2:


Updated packages for Slackware 13.0:


Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 13.0:


Updated packages for Slackware -current:


Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:



MD5 signatures:



Slackware 11.0 packages:

662fa4e1a24aba53e5a05850b27d5c16 openssl-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack11.0.tgz

b08b28f848b64df600a958268dd6a350 openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack11.0.tgz


Slackware 12.0 packages:

6cdad3839394c5d81f56b7812f38e1d2 openssl-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.0.tgz

cd44b602ada795dd60c2e0a5b113a235 openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.0.tgz


Slackware 12.1 packages:

f07db73dcfc7d0f09796199591805685 openssl-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.1.tgz

8ad915a9a85bf049da8593f3966fa155 openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-4_slack12.1.tgz


Slackware 12.2 packages:

71e904cdd763254146c3d17cb67dabd9 openssl-0.9.8i-i486-4_slack12.2.tgz

3350b268966c39f884df46b839cbc216 openssl-solibs-0.9.8i-i486-4_slack12.2.tgz


Slackware 13.0 packages:

bf569bd9e2b6f6d12feb9926a2f4228c openssl-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz

e9042a6460ee448bcb32dee4f090be74 openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz


Slackware x86_64 13.0 packages:

068a889c7120f569be44e7ffde9169d1 openssl-0.9.8k-x86_64-3_slack13.0.txz

7602b43d1e51a121e1f4a33919be48bf openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-x86_64-3_slack13.0.txz


Slackware -current packages:

98f992b68c19070a6edeb0d4a6a0f559 openssl-solibs-0.9.8l-i486-1.txz


Slackware x86_64 -current packages:

c62ac6d683a8ed6f94da8c7555810d81 openssl-solibs-0.9.8l-x86_64-1.txz



Installation instructions:



Upgrade the packages as root:

# upgradepkg openssl-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz openssl-solibs-0.9.8k-i486-3_slack13.0.txz





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