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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] firefox (SSA:2006-123-02)
Date: Wed, 3 May 2006 20:59:21 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  firefox (SSA:2006-123-02)

New Firefox packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and -current to
fix a security issue.

More details about the issues may be found here:

  http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox1.5.0.3


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz:
  Upgraded to firefox-1.5.0.3.
  This upgrade fixes a crash bug that could possibly be used to
  execute code as the Firefox user.
  For more information, see:
    http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 10.2 package:
fd82afab9d99b1709d2cc19b6f4faddb  mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
ab5b2ca989bd56b3112ee3159264c293  mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.3-i686-1.tgz


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http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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