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[slackware-security] mozilla-firefox (SSA:2009-306-01)

From: Slackware Security Team <security_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Nov 02 2009 - 23:05:54 GMT


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[slackware-security] mozilla-firefox (SSA:2009-306-01)

New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 12.2, 13.0, and -current to fix security issues.

The Firefox 3.0.15 package may also be used with Slackware 11.0 or newer.

More details about the issues may be found on the Mozilla website:

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+
patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.   Upgraded to firefox-3.5.4.
  This fixes some security issues.
  For more information, see:   (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+

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

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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating additional 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 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.2 package:
3ca72c29bdcefe8eea41031aba6b41f2 mozilla-firefox-3.0.15-i686-1.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
93cb57bdfa9a7d26fa40f34ed6c7616f mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-i686-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
28bbaaa47c49a8a6ab6a387ba95ec8bc mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
93cb57bdfa9a7d26fa40f34ed6c7616f mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-i686-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
d1ca53ccff4577582ad68adfce78a563 mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-x86_64-1.txz

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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-i686-1.txz


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