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    Slackware: 2020-042-01: mozilla-firefox Security Update

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    New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues.
    
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    [slackware-security]  mozilla-firefox (SSA:2020-042-01)
    
    New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to
    fix security issues.
    
    
    Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
    +--------------------------+
    patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-i686-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
      This release contains security fixes and improvements.
      For more information, see:
        https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/68.5.0/releasenotes/
        https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-06/
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-6796
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-6797
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-6798
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-6799
        https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-6800
      (* Security fix *)
    +--------------------------+
    
    
    Where to find the new packages:
    +-----------------------------+
    
    Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
    (https://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
    to the Slackware project!  :-)
    
    Also see the "Get Slack" section on https://slackware.com for
    additional mirror sites near you.
    
    Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-i686-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-i686-1.txz
    
    Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
    ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    MD5 signatures:
    +-------------+
    
    Slackware 14.2 package:
    f23607c17abc99d0a788334fd0cbbe45  mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-i686-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
    a737751d39bfbc9e0186f48b903c79fc  mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    Slackware -current package:
    7e81e1c8379e241f1f106721d27074a6  xap/mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-i686-1.txz
    
    Slackware x86_64 -current package:
    45499e980cd979a8f8e97816ba253c0f  xap/mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-x86_64-1.txz
    
    
    Installation instructions:
    +------------------------+
    
    Upgrade the package as root:
    # upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-68.5.0esr-i686-1_slack14.2.txz
    
    
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