gnutls (SSA:2018-339-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] gnutls (SSA:2018-339-01)
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2018 21:25:03 -0800 (PST)

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[slackware-security] gnutls (SSA:2018-339-01)

New gnutls 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/gnutls-3.6.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a security issue:
Bleichenbacher-like side channel leakage in PKCS#1 1.5 verification and
padding oracle verification.
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:
b6d0f623037be33241d775309789c68d gnutls-3.6.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
c62a1095b96d22baa335bab1861d1e89 gnutls-3.6.5-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
71c3d86add556f4e131ffe223a83510b n/gnutls-3.6.5-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
dcb1a9dd8dd52dab978dc7c48270d986 n/gnutls-3.6.5-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gnutls-3.6.5-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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