mozilla-firefox (SSA:2009-069-02)
Posted on: 03/10/2009 09:00 PM

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

The new packages may also be used with earlier versions of Slackware.

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to firefox-3.0.7.
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 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.2 package:
e7a2c72ea8200b98203c7b9612391273 mozilla-firefox-3.0.7-i686-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
e7a2c72ea8200b98203c7b9612391273 mozilla-firefox-3.0.7-i686-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-3.0.7-i686-1.tgz


Slackware Linux Security Team

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