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Slackware alert SSA:2014-098-01 (openssl)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] openssl (SSA:2014-098-01)
Date:  Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:05:22 -0700 (PDT)
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] openssl (SSA:2014-098-01) New openssl packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues. Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/openssl-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes two security issues: A missing bounds check in the handling of the TLS heartbeat extension can be used to reveal up to 64k of memory to a connected client or server. Thanks for Neel Mehta of Google Security for discovering this bug and to Adam Langley <> and Bodo Moeller <> for preparing the fix. Fix for the attack described in the paper "Recovering OpenSSL ECDSA Nonces Using the FLUSH+RELOAD Cache Side-channel Attack" by Yuval Yarom and Naomi Benger. Details can be obtained from: For more information, see: (* Security fix *) patches/packages/openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. +--------------------------+ 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 14.0: Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.0: Updated packages for Slackware 14.1: Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 14.1: Updated packages for Slackware -current: Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 14.0 packages: 5467a62ebfbe9a9bfff64dcc4cfcdf7d openssl-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.0.txz bdadd9920f2ce6fe4a0a7bd0d96f99df openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.0.txz Slackware x86_64 14.0 packages: 11ede2992e2b5d15bd3ffc5807571350 openssl-1.0.1g-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz 858ea6409aab45a67a880458ce48f923 openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz Slackware 14.1 packages: 8638083d9768ffcc4b7c597806ca634c openssl-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.1.txz 4d9dfe9db9e1f286ead72fc60971807b openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.1.txz Slackware x86_64 14.1 packages: d85f8f451f71dd606f3adb59e582322a openssl-1.0.1g-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz 43ff4bbfe26f99e7a3b9145146d191a0 openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz Slackware -current packages: 265a66855320207d4a7567ac5ae9a747 a/openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-i486-1.txz bf07a4b17f1c78a4081e2cfb711b8748 n/openssl-1.0.1g-i486-1.txz Slackware x86_64 -current packages: 27e5135d764bd87bdb784b288e416b22 a/openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-x86_64-1.txz 5ef747eed99ac34102b34d8d0eaed3a8 n/openssl-1.0.1g-x86_64-1.txz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the packages as root: # upgradepkg openssl-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.1.txz openssl-solibs-1.0.1g-i486-1_slack14.1.txz +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1 iEYEARECAAYFAlNEBfYACgkQakRjwEAQIjMhfACdEp7hKFJvYZBfdnMl6Kwd+qg8 mMUAn1bclC4OKzha/qtAACdflkQ773EC =p73m -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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