gnupg2 (SSA:2013-287-02)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] gnupg2 (SSA:2013-287-02)
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 17:18:13 -0700 (PDT)

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[slackware-security] gnupg2 (SSA:2013-287-02)

New gnupg2 packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and -current to
fix security issues.

These packages will require the updated libgpg-error package.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded.
Fixed possible infinite recursion in the compressed packet
parser. [CVE-2013-4402]
Protect against rogue keyservers sending secret keys.
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 13.37:

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 -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 13.37 package:
2194f25dba02397b2323fa1d3c9c15ea gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
7565e99bdd15bdd86097938c979f8b6b gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
a9080b0567a8f98ae1189bdbf8c88aad gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
5ac9c035acafa7b339d887bc67a96d89 gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
03ce9cfc9d2c8cc763a60e78f1788698 n/gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
9f82aafc690fae866d71734ff4bb377f n/gnupg2-2.0.22-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gnupg2-2.0.22-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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