Slackware: 2011-086-02: mozilla-firefox: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 13.0 and 13.1 to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  mozilla-firefox (SSA:2011-086-02)

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:

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 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


Slackware Linux Security Team