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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
To: slackware-security@slackware.com

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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:

  http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox30.html   http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox35.html

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:
    http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox35.html   (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+

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

HINT: Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com? Give slackware.osuosl.org a try. This is another primary FTP site for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading directly from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab (http://osuosl.org) for donating additional 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 12.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.0.15-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.0/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-i686-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.0/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-i686-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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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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