mozilla-firefox (SSA:2008-320-03)
Posted on: 11/16/2008 01:07 PM

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

More details may be found on the Mozilla web site:

Or, for Slackware -current (using Firefox 3.0.x):

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to firefox-
This fixes some security issues:
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

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

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 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.2 package:
023a992b5d7baf10cbdfa49aea2eb762 mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 11.0 package:
023a992b5d7baf10cbdfa49aea2eb762 mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 12.0 package:
023a992b5d7baf10cbdfa49aea2eb762 mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 12.1 package:
023a992b5d7baf10cbdfa49aea2eb762 mozilla-firefox-

Slackware -current package:
a7fabb042dc2c70cb27748a0838b4567 mozilla-firefox-3.0.4-i686-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-


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