Mozilla/Firefox (SSA:2005-111-04)
Posted on: 04/22/2005 05:09 AM

New Mozilla packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix various security issues and bugs. See the Mozilla site for a complete list of the issues patched:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Mozilla

Also updated is Firefox in Slackware -current.

New versions of the mozilla-plugins symlink creation package are also out for Slackware 10.0 and 10.1, and a new version of the jre-symlink package for Slackware -current.

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to mozilla-1.7.7.
This fixes some security issues. For complete details, see:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html
(* Security fix *)
patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.7-noarch-1.tgz: Upgraded Java(TM)
symlink for Mozilla.
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated packages for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.7-noarch-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.7-noarch-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/jre-symlink-1.0.3-noarch-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-1.0.3-i686-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.0 packages:
ce858e8818a5446f77a65eb3596f169e mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz
273a55ae2b6549a708d373ce41d22dcc mozilla-plugins-1.7.7-noarch-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 packages:
88067d3dd9b05424993eeecf4ec439dd mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz
f1f2d581553911f219ee985a93b10b62 mozilla-plugins-1.7.7-noarch-1.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
200c44ab49c175cd45366e0faaf0979f jre-symlink-1.0.3-noarch-1.tgz
39b5dd6559802159cc6d8bbf6bdecbdc mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz
10abe6ae734d8ccaa2c77946df794b21 mozilla-firefox-1.0.3-i686-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-1.7.7-i486-1.tgz mozilla-plugins-1.7.7-noarch-1.tgz


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


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