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[slackware-security] mozilla-firefox (SSA:2008-353-01)

From: Slackware Security Team <security_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Dec 18 2008 - 21:17:44 GMT
To: slackware-security@slackware.com


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[slackware-security] mozilla-firefox (SSA:2008-353-01)

New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to fix security issues.

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

  http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox20.html   http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox30.html

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+
patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.0.5-i686-1.tgz:   Upgraded to firefox-3.0.5.
  This fixes some security issues:
  For more information, see:
    http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox30.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 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.0.5-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-3.0.5-i686-1.tgz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.2 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.20-i686-1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
bde8ab761dfef18dfaf54fcf4326d9f3 mozilla-firefox-3.0.5-i686-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
bde8ab761dfef18dfaf54fcf4326d9f3 mozilla-firefox-3.0.5-i686-1.tgz

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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-3.0.5-i686-1.tgz

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