Mozilla/Firefox

2005-09-26T10:42:41
ID SSA-2005-269-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2005-09-26T10:42:41

Description

New Mozilla and Firefox packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix security issues:

MFSA 2005-59 Command-line handling on Linux allows shell execution MFSA 2005-58 Firefox 1.0.7 / Mozilla Suite 1.7.12 Vulnerability Fixes MFSA 2005-57 IDN heap overrun using soft-hyphens

More details about these issues may be found on the Mozilla web site:

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Mozilla http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Firefox

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to mozilla-1.7.12. This fixes several security issues. For more information, see: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Mozilla ( Security fix ) patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-1.0.7-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to firefox-1.0.7. This fixes several security issues. For more information, see: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Firefox ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

Updated packages for Slackware 10.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.12-noarch-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/mozilla-plugins-1.7.12-noarch-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-1.0.7-i686-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-1.0.7-i686-1.tgz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.0 packages: 8bbca8c241348f2060cb5c71ef7d3a8b mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz 63c32db43b1e3ccecfabe97f32318979 mozilla-plugins-1.7.12-noarch-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 packages: 3833d18232b62f2d7d0b78d8fea10249 mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz 998fbcc346e13ae8570a0ad83184ff7f mozilla-plugins-1.7.12-noarch-1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 packages: 8fb3f0d476d75223144bfd178de25ca5 mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz af968dc3ce8c64a63f7327c47584a95b mozilla-firefox-1.0.7-i686-1.tgz

Slackware -current packages: 8fb3f0d476d75223144bfd178de25ca5 mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz af968dc3ce8c64a63f7327c47584a95b mozilla-firefox-1.0.7-i686-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root: > upgradepkg mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz mozilla-plugins-1.7.12-noarch-1.tgz

Or, for 10.2 and -current: > upgradepkg mozilla-1.7.12-i486-1.tgz mozilla-firefox-1.0.7-i686-1.tgz