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Slackware Linux Advisory: openssl

Mar 18, 2004, 14:29 (0 Talkback[s])

[slackware-security] OpenSSL security update (SSA:2004-077-01)

Upgraded OpenSSL packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and -current. These fix two potential denial-of-service issues in earlier versions of OpenSSL.

We recommend sites that use OpenSSL upgrade to the fixed packages right away.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0079
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0112

Here are the details from the Slackware 9.1 ChangeLog:
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Wed Mar 17 14:41:42 PST 2004
patches/packages/openssl-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to openssl-0.9.7d. patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to openssl-0.9.7d. This fixes two potential denial-of-service issues in earlier versions of OpenSSL. For more details, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0079
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0112
(* Security fix *)
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WHERE TO FIND THE NEW PACKAGES:

Updated packages for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/openssl-0.9.6m-i386-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.6m-i386-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/openssl-0.9.7d-i386-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i386-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/openssl-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/openssl-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz

MD5 SIGNATURES:

Slackware 8.1 packages:
9526929bee40c6f29ddd3e9549deff3a openssl-0.9.6m-i386-1.tgz
8e9e9121276309c6082d4f16aa1ba31e openssl-solibs-0.9.6m-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 packages:
51738802d6c2c33852870e5921a96b71 openssl-0.9.7d-i386-1.tgz
18a9c560acf5c9df7f782bd16455d964 openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 packages:
24e4d36cf911d45c5e33a075bb353a85 openssl-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz
b53517348c04a279fb8139d98367f1cb openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
04df11995b00fcd19cdf2ced00c962eb openssl-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz
bd21b8d487217758b903bdbc9ac309a1 openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Upgrade using upgradepkg (as root):
# upgradepkg openssl-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz openssl-solibs-0.9.7d-i486-1.tgz

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Slackware Linux Security Team
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security@slackware.com