file (SSA:2019-054-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] file (SSA:2019-054-01)
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 13:37:08 -0800 (PST)

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[slackware-security] file (SSA:2019-054-01)

New file packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to
fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/file-5.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Fix out-of-bounds read and denial-of-service security issues:
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 14.0:

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 14.0 package:
d774a800d99acb0ad52f312ed83a072f file-5.36-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
7be0a75f9f31f23b9c38b7ebf0192961 file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
0ec7575d2786bb8c8abe7b568cab262f file-5.36-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
ca23033d9beedda72c0793b796ad10b2 file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
4dfa9268d6415052d99681543a884227 file-5.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
2e26d570e7b3c957155905b9150b1af0 file-5.36-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
039ec7588178a2026e77bd96d2c98552 a/file-5.36-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
20d07d173c3a2314eabe27620f662195 a/file-5.36-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg file-5.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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