firefox (SSA:2006-107-01)
Posted on: 04/17/2006 10:46 PM

New Firefox packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and -current to fix security issues.

More details about the issues may be found here:

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox1.5.0.2

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.2-i686-1.tgz:
Upgraded to firefox-1.5.0.2.
This upgrade fixes several possible security bugs.
For more information, see:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.2-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.2-i686-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.2 package:
a92ac28e798d29bbd83f860688f6f078 mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.2-i686-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
71e9fd425b99589150d8d7ce6a3afeeb mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.2-i686-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.2-i686-1.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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