Slackware Security Advisory 2009-09-14 mozilla-firefox


[slackware-security] mozilla-firefox (SSA:2009-257-01)


New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 12.2, 13.0, and -current to fix security issues.


The Firefox 3.0.14 package may also be used with Slackware 11.0 or newer.


More details about the issues may be found on the Mozilla website:



Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:


patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-3.5.3-i686-1.txz: Upgraded.

Upgraded to firefox-3.5.3.

This fixes some security issues.

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 12.2:


Updated package for Slackware 13.0:


Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:


Updated package for Slackware -current:


Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:



MD5 signatures:



Slackware 12.2 package:

abe2eb6a49ca8297f369c09d776453cd mozilla-firefox-3.0.14-i686-1.tgz


Slackware 13.0 package:

dde41e1e0a832d733d7c3cbddda2ba5b mozilla-firefox-3.5.3-i686-1.txz


Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:

b0ca28598f3b38508582314209a3573d mozilla-firefox-3.5.3-x86_64-1.txz


Slackware -current package:

dde41e1e0a832d733d7c3cbddda2ba5b mozilla-firefox-3.5.3-i686-1.txz


Slackware64 -current package:

b0ca28598f3b38508582314209a3573d mozilla-firefox-3.5.3-x86_64-1.txz



Installation instructions:



Upgrade the package as root:

# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-3.5.3-i686-1.txz