mozilla-firefox (SSA:2011-086-02)
Posted on: 03/28/2011 08:51 AM

New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 13.0 and 13.1 to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.6.16-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.
This release fixes a security vulnerability by blacklisting several
invalid HTTPS certificates.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

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Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.2 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 11.0 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 12.0 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 12.1 package:
36068a4243b05cc791620ddbbf88edbb mozilla-firefox-

Slackware 12.2 package:
44a3d85cb39de9b698fc266ea54ce1fa mozilla-firefox-3.0.19-i686-1.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
bcbfe4cc2fff86976fdf73cc17570c5e mozilla-firefox-3.6.16-i686-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
cb4171670047e641ebfe2f21efa1c2d2 mozilla-firefox-3.6.16-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
53695a9e7b230bfe590149e63c02d67b mozilla-firefox-3.6.16-i686-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
4141f75f0deadf914d3238ea31d5f554 mozilla-firefox-3.6.16-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-3.6.16-i686-1.txz


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