python (SSA:2017-266-02)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] python (SSA:2017-266-02)
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:33:04 -0700 (PDT)

Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security] python (SSA:2017-266-02)

New python packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current
to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/python-2.7.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Updated to the latest 2.7.x release.
This fixes some security issues related to the bundled expat library.
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:
9d70703b48f3c7965ddc8b1327523df5 python-2.7.14-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
f01272718080952b48ba77d41e7fa3d1 python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
280cbdcb6405cb41ab9946d248265232 python-2.7.14-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
87a9b0e9b74d7c6881c8a60767ee787c python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
60efb0be0d51a43bb521989b591925d1 python-2.7.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
8e3e9b242ac0afb6cfdac9c631b938fb python-2.7.14-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
0a370c195295cb937c7756846266373c d/python-2.7.14-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
e67b2e27b293a45f3685be152e784772 d/python-2.7.14-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg python-2.7.14-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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