mozilla-firefox (SSA:2008-191-01)
Posted on: 07/10/2008 09:06 AM

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

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.1 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to firefox-
This release closes several possible security vulnerabilities and bugs.
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:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.2 package:
c40f3e45eccdfad760101bbb2bf92961 mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 11.0 package:
c40f3e45eccdfad760101bbb2bf92961 mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 12.0 package:
c40f3e45eccdfad760101bbb2bf92961 mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 12.1 package:
c40f3e45eccdfad760101bbb2bf92961 mozilla-firefox-

Installation instructions:

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


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