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Security update for the Mozilla suite and Galeon

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(Last modified: 25JAN2005)


solutions Security update for the Mozilla suite and Galeon SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c8714c9c87fbfbe9ef59302860f58032)

Applies to

Package: mozilla
mozilla-mail
mozilla-irc
galeon
mozilla-deat
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-9786
Release: 20050125
Obsoletes: 5b5c195033b61691c271254a3dc3848b

Indications

Everyone using mozilla should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This updates resolves several security bugs in the mozilla web browser.
These are tracked by the Mozilla Bug Ids
#226669, #245066, #243511, #250862, #254303, #231083, #235781, #253241, #263460, #262689, #258173, #257431, #258173, #264959, #265181, #265404, #249332, #124750, #265055, #265456, #157994, #244177
and fix various buffer overflows, javascript problems, NNTP handling and similar.
Also a packaging problem within the SUSE Mozilla packages was fixed which could lead to non-working Mozilla plugins after update of those plugins.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh mozilla.rpm mozilla-mail.rpm mozilla-irc.rpm galeon.rpm mozilla-deat.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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