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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] libgcrypt (SSA:2017-261-02)
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:20:32 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  libgcrypt (SSA:2017-261-02)

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-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  Mitigate a local side-channel attack on Curve25519 dubbed "May
  the Fourth be With You".
  For more information, see:
    https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/806
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-0379
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/libgcrypt-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/libgcrypt-1.7.9-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/libgcrypt-1.8.1-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/libgcrypt-1.8.1-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 14.2 package:
999ccc4ad3bfb46d1aa9fbb6bc32b640  libgcrypt-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
15a8b991980c80483c65533bd9ac6fb9  libgcrypt-1.7.9-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
558cc572001b5649e2f6d0bf1d5a5226  n/libgcrypt-1.8.1-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
3c91efe81668d90b73224cf2514c72d4  n/libgcrypt-1.8.1-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libgcrypt-1.7.9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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