Slackware: 2013-219-01: mozilla-firefox: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  mozilla-firefox (SSA:2013-219-01)

New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0,
and -current to fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-i486-1_slack14.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This release contains security fixes and improvements.
  For more information, see:
    http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefoxESR.html
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-23.0-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/mozilla-firefox-23.0-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 13.37 package:
06dbc753cc5e1f233b46f0ce1bfcd41b  mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
4253523fad7153493de8a2fa47c29be4  mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
388f2f968ac50a2079ff1ecb67c9d7ba  mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
45421ebdf4b9f57b9288d0e587286e97  mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
cb61beab9a8ca8d6226a0a9568c0f87b  xap/mozilla-firefox-23.0-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
8c22d6397660369be3a6281b6ff2693b  xap/mozilla-firefox-23.0-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-17.0.8esr-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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