Mozilla/Firefox (SSA:2005-203-01)
Posted on: 07/22/2005 06:13 PM

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

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-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to mozilla-1.7.10.
This fixes several security issues. For more information, see:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Mozilla
(* Security fix *)
patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.10-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-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.10-noarch-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.10-noarch-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/jre-symlink-1.0.6-noarch-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.0 packages:
59d2dfdcba97364dfda9250ef0fd4f47 mozilla-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz
147d74a7b2da234cd211cae1bd00730c mozilla-plugins-1.7.10-noarch-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 packages:
6ef79dd1c040f84e6784b14689580696 mozilla-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz
a1d362a84d491b95aab7da2f2baa1ddf mozilla-plugins-1.7.10-noarch-1.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
d90fb28753c39c3e71c47401b2a6dbe1 jre-symlink-1.0.6-noarch-1.tgz
2ec162329ad817a613c52164d5731960 mozilla-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-1.7.10-i486-1.tgz mozilla-plugins-1.7.10-noarch-1.tgz


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


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