python (SSA:2016-363-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] python (SSA:2016-363-01)
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:09:54 -0800 (PST)

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[slackware-security] python (SSA:2016-363-01)

New python 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/python-2.7.13-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This release fixes security issues:
Issue #27850: Remove 3DES from ssl module's default cipher list to counter
measure sweet32 attack (CVE-2016-2183).
Issue #27568: Prevent HTTPoxy attack (CVE-2016-1000110). Ignore the
HTTP_PROXY variable when REQUEST_METHOD environment is set, which indicates
that the script is in CGI mode.
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:
42ce2e2375725fd992c17b2afbe4960d python-2.7.13-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
0778e88748ade45fba4a7cbee1fd9eb5 python-2.7.13-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
4bee31bcfc23433f0a8b386bb64ad051 python-2.7.13-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
d7f9f71c4ad2ea100f9b96250171c670 python-2.7.13-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
efea4e1f1f61dfd221e5487ce9fa7864 python-2.7.13-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
84e945560483b28283d9f9ef3ef7f329 python-2.7.13-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
0a28044f725982b3eaf647e530c9de85 d/python-2.7.13-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
67d18569672de5dd48e4dda2f7ce0e88 d/python-2.7.13-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg python-2.7.13-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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