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Author Topic: 090203 Firefox 3.0.6 closes security vulnerabilities [VL 5.8, VL 5.9, VL 6.0]  (Read 3842 times)

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Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6 closes a number of known security vulnerabilities found in version 3.0.5 including one labeled as "critical" by Mozilla.  Details can be found at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox30.html#firefox3.0.6

UPDATE:  New packages and new language packs for VL 5.9, VL 5.9.1, and VL 6.0 are in the testing repositories for each release.

VL 5.8 is also vulnerable but we don't plan on supporting that version going forward.  An end-of-life announcement for VL 5.8 will be posted shortly.  VL 5.8 users are advised to upgrade directly from the Firefox website or, better yet, to upgrade to a newer version of Vector Linux.
« Last Edit: February 03, 2009, 08:50:55 pm by caitlyn »
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UPDATE:  This package has been superceded by Firefox 3.0.7 which will be available in the testing repository this evening.  There have been additional vulnerabilities found in Firefox 3.0.6 so we are now recommending an upgrade to 3.0.7 as soon as the new packages are announced.
eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
CentOS 6.5 (will try VL64-7.1 soon)

Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727,  Intel Pentium T2080 / 1.73 GHz, 2GB RAM, Intel GMA 950

HP Mini 110 netbook, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, Intel 950 video, VL 7.1