openvpn (SSA:2018-116-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] openvpn (SSA:2018-116-01)
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:43:21 -0700 (PDT)

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[slackware-security] openvpn (SSA:2018-116-01)

New openvpn packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1,
14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/openvpn-2.4.6-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This is a security update fixing a potential double-free() in Interactive
Service. This usually only leads to a process crash (DoS by an unprivileged
local account) but since it could possibly lead to memory corruption if
happening while multiple other threads are active at the same time,
CVE-2018-9336 has been assigned to acknowledge this risk.
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 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

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 13.0 package:
797d1a6308e0254f2954e93c77943f81 openvpn-2.4.6-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
8cca527ca40d20eeb65c1dd3d74c829f openvpn-2.4.6-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
018c176ae768df594872f2bd79679363 openvpn-2.4.6-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
4c377b58cc05232c19b00518ee4f3174 openvpn-2.4.6-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
ce270630edc6d70e6d3dcb84266540f1 openvpn-2.4.6-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
c37c5d175ea5289c18aebd1e8f0c5e86 openvpn-2.4.6-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
3316d00c6c30fc6c56b7d9ffd588fb1e openvpn-2.4.6-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
0d4e78597aa50000016a203994b07124 openvpn-2.4.6-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
673d6928f41725530477e7305ab976f1 openvpn-2.4.6-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
9c41f9b5148137a741a4e6e6eb4a91c1 openvpn-2.4.6-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
104b769445b9e8770b086c4a1ec7a50e openvpn-2.4.6-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
3d2e385522e198a9f93a93c3f40100c4 openvpn-2.4.6-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
d410a6e5a3ef7f537d1a9cd681eaff67 n/openvpn-2.4.6-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
8f1c8967c511789f5e4c0118d8966069 n/openvpn-2.4.6-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg openvpn-2.4.6-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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