ID SSA-2009-232-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2009-08-20T22:31:11


New mozilla-thunderbird packages are available for Slackware 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to fix a security issue: "MFSA 2009-42 Compromise of SSL-protected communication"

More details about the issue may be found here:

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/mozilla-thunderbird- This upgrade fixes a security bug. 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 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.2 package: 7939b592374267e034d8fcd74014f9b5 mozilla-thunderbird-

Slackware 11.0 package: 7939b592374267e034d8fcd74014f9b5 mozilla-thunderbird-

Slackware 12.0 package: 7939b592374267e034d8fcd74014f9b5 mozilla-thunderbird-

Slackware 12.1 package: 7939b592374267e034d8fcd74014f9b5 mozilla-thunderbird-

Slackware 12.2 package: 7939b592374267e034d8fcd74014f9b5 mozilla-thunderbird-

Slackware -current package: 998759e37b6c85b9b974ac54fbe10576 mozilla-thunderbird-

Slackware64 -current package: 5c6901c699c94c187854489233e993cf mozilla-thunderbird-

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg mozilla-thunderbird-