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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] Mozilla/Firefox (SSA:2005-111-04)
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 22:28:18 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  Mozilla/Firefox (SSA:2005-111-04)

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:
+--------------------------+
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.
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

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:
+-------------+

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:
+------------------------+

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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