bzip2 (SSA:2019-195-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] bzip2 (SSA:2019-195-01)
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:49:37 -0700 (PDT)

Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security] bzip2 (SSA:2019-195-01)

New bzip2 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/bzip2-1.0.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Fixes security issues:
bzip2recover: Fix use after free issue with outFile.
Make sure nSelectors is not out of range.
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:
8a94c11d7ef85966c8cf4eddb169b6b9 bzip2-1.0.8-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
86e7066ee23ccbc43912f8fdf242d7f4 bzip2-1.0.8-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
157e83b4270d4520fd1640f3e4a793e9 bzip2-1.0.8-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
2a0494c27ffa73deaf9cfe616edbbdbc bzip2-1.0.8-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
49b34a9ebf71d346b1f99c2524d046bc bzip2-1.0.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
5c6ba8d29eb16000f072a8e364836921 bzip2-1.0.8-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
50e813124cd298552694171a9ca535ef a/bzip2-1.0.8-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
c6f4170f1b14065b4fb2594d8ad73e71 a/bzip2-1.0.8-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bzip2-1.0.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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