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[slackware-security] mozilla-firefox (SSA:2020-009-01)

New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to
fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-i686-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This release fixes a critial security issue:
Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2020-03: Incorrect alias information
in IonMonkey JIT compiler for setting array elements could lead to a type
confusion. We are aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this flaw.
For more information, see:
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-03/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/68.4.1/releasenotes/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefoxESR.html

Where to find the new packages:
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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 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-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-68.4.1esr-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-i686-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.2 package:
42bc8620e8198534049346b7f32d82bb mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-i686-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
5ea87b7096989b8d7e504c94433d70c9 mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
085d4e56e0bfaec30dacf432af505dda xap/mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-i686-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
283e5f4f41cfbd43ec6e849700802708 xap/mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg mozilla-firefox-68.4.1esr-i686-1_slack14.2.txz

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