libgcrypt (SSA:2018-164-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] libgcrypt (SSA:2018-164-01)
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:09:13 -0700 (PDT)

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[slackware-security] libgcrypt (SSA:2018-164-01)

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:
patches/packages/libgcrypt-1.7.10-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Use blinding for ECDSA signing to mitigate a novel side-channel attack.
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:
905a3ea281f19326f371539f3ba2d15b libgcrypt-1.7.10-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
c704fdf306753bec0948d7693d716f8f libgcrypt-1.7.10-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
ec0d626fcc917daea6e0fad3fd6c66d8 n/libgcrypt-1.8.3-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
364f1ceb671af8a4ab47ba38a91a200b n/libgcrypt-1.8.3-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libgcrypt-1.7.10-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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