firefox (SSA:2006-123-02)
Posted on: 05/04/2006 11:10 AM

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

More details about the issues may be found here:

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox1.5.0.3


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz:
Upgraded to firefox-1.5.0.3.
This upgrade fixes a crash bug that could possibly be used to
execute code as the Firefox user.
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-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.2 package:
fd82afab9d99b1709d2cc19b6f4faddb mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
ab5b2ca989bd56b3112ee3159264c293 mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
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