thunderbird (SSA:2007-165-01)
Posted on: 06/15/2007 11:03 AM

A new thunderbird package is available for Slackware -current to fix two possible security issues. This package may also be used on many older versions of Slackware (though we're not certain how far back...)

More details about the issues may be found here:

Here are the details from the Slackware -current ChangeLog:
xap/mozilla-thunderbird- Upgraded to thunderbird-
This upgrade fixes two possible security bugs.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new package:

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

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 -current:

MD5 signature:

Slackware -current package:
6b9ffb3b101315cb4178a23a9ecae109 mozilla-thunderbird-

Installation instructions:

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


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