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Slackware Security Advisory - mozilla-firefox Updates

Slackware Security Advisory - mozilla-firefox Updates
Posted Oct 15, 2012
Authored by Slackware Security Team | Site slackware.com

Slackware Security Advisory - New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix a security issue. This update fixes a security vulnerability that could allow a malicious site to potentially determine which websites users have visited and have access to the URL or URL parameters.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, slackware
MD5 | 954c23206062813c50747da3eb5f1326

Slackware Security Advisory - mozilla-firefox Updates

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[slackware-security] mozilla-firefox (SSA:2012-285-01)

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


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a security vulnerability that could allow a malicious
site to potentially determine which websites users have visited and have
access to the URL or URL parameters.
(* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

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-16.0.1-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-16.0.1-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-16.0.1-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-16.0.1-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 13.37 package:
5fa123d865c33cf294be0c5da21ac588 mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
857b084677b01c56ddefa122dd64f083 mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
5735b7d5eaffefd33624a99254a71cd7 mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
8ee6e9763f4b295610e8dcb55b74812a mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
c6ad2f1601006d9d94da832b8f3181c9 xap/mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
f954eca54900426d914d1f043e45ca0a xap/mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-16.0.1-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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security@slackware.com

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