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[slackware-security] libgcrypt (SSA:2017-261-02) Sep 18 2017 07:20PM
Slackware Security Team (security slackware com)

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[slackware-security] libgcrypt (SSA:2017-261-02)

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/libgcrypt-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Mitigate a local side-channel attack on Curve25519 dubbed "May
the Fourth be With You".
For more information, see:
https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/806
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-0379
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/li
bgcrypt-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/
libgcrypt-1.7.9-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/libg
crypt-1.8.1-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/
libgcrypt-1.8.1-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.2 package:
999ccc4ad3bfb46d1aa9fbb6bc32b640 libgcrypt-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
15a8b991980c80483c65533bd9ac6fb9 libgcrypt-1.7.9-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
558cc572001b5649e2f6d0bf1d5a5226 n/libgcrypt-1.8.1-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
3c91efe81668d90b73224cf2514c72d4 n/libgcrypt-1.8.1-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libgcrypt-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security (at) slackware (dot) com [email concealed]

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