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Pidgin security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at May 30, 2009 05:54 PM |

New Pidgin packages are available in the testing repository for VectorLinux 6.0 and 5.9.

  • Package: pidgin-2.5.6-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 488b14ac09846062bdf7db68ef9ccbd4
  • Package Size: 6152 K
  • Installed Size: 29310 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/net/pidgin
  • Package: pidgin-2.5.6-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 70c540a41744d5c599adb1ce14313064
  • Package Size: 6218 K
  • Installed Size: 29700 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/pidgin
pidgin (multi-protocol Instant Messaging client)

Pidgin is an instant messaging program for Windows, Linux, BSD,
and other Unixes. You can talk to your friends using AIM, ICQ,
Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC,
Novell GroupWise Messenger, QQ, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE,
MySpaceIM, and Zephyr.

License: GPL
Authors: Sean Egan
Website: http://www.pidgin.im

For more information visit:

  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1373
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1374
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1375
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1376

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Cyrus-sasl security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at May 16, 2009 12:34 PM |

A new Cyrus-sasl package is available in the VectorLinux repository.

  • Package: cyrus-sasl-2.1.23-i486-1_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: 8f43be8d66a90804e8fbe8af273137b5
  • Package Size: 388 K
  • Installed Size: 1590 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 6.0 repository
  • Package: cyrus-sasl-2.1.23-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: c12d662e1027b1455b62c731c2ed1ca0
  • Package Size: 393 K
  • Installed Size: 1600 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository

cyrus-sasl: cyrus-sasl (Simple Authentication and Security Layer)
cyrus-sasl:
cyrus-sasl: This is the Cyrus SASL library. Cyrus SASL is used by mail programs
cyrus-sasl: on the client or server side to provide authentication and
cyrus-sasl: authorization services. See RFC 2222 for more information.
cyrus-sasl:
cyrus-sasl:
cyrus-sasl:
cyrus-sasl:
cyrus-sasl:
cyrus-sasl:

This is a security update, for more information check:

  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0688

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Xpdf security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at May 16, 2009 12:31 PM |

A new Xpdf package is available in the VectorLinux repository.

  • Package: xpdf-3.02pl3-i486-1_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: e807a9373423c3c88ba823acb03b5905
  • Package Size: 1420 K
  • Installed Size: 8660 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 6.0 repository
  • Package: xpdf-3.02pl3-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: f35d2117605abbdf49ea050442030a32
  • Package Size: 436 K
  • Installed Size: 1340 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository

xpdf: xpdf (PDF viewer for X)
xpdf:
xpdf: Xpdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
xpdf:
xpdf: xpdf was written by Derek B. Noonburg.
xpdf:
xpdf: The xpdf package requires the t1lib package to render Type 1 fonts.
xpdf:
xpdf:
xpdf:
xpdf:

This is a security update, for more information check:

  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0146
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0147
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0165
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0166
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0799
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0800
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1179
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1180
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1181
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1182
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1183

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Gnutls security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at May 16, 2009 12:24 PM |

A new Gnutls package is available in the VectorLinux repository.

  • Package: gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: 6c1537c0215834430f0ed879258c40de
  • Package Size: 1354 K
  • Installed Size: 3350 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 6.0 repository
  • Package: gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: ea7e522f3ab7420c8c8b78186c80506d
  • Package Size: 1366 K
  • Installed Size: 3360 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository

gnutls: gnutls (GNU TLS library)
gnutls:
gnutls: This is a TLS (Transport Layer Security) 1.0 and SSL (Secure Sockets
gnutls: Layer) 3.0 implementation. In brief, GnuTLS can be described as a
gnutls: library which offers an API to access secure communication protocols.
gnutls: These protocols provide privacy over insecure lines, and were designed
gnutls: to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery.
gnutls:
gnutls: Homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/
gnutls:
gnutls:

This is a security fix. for more information see:

  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1415
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1416

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Ruby security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at May 16, 2009 12:20 PM |

A new Ruby package is available in the VectorLinux repository.

  • Package: ruby-1.8.6_p368-i586-3vl60.tlz
  • MD5: f5fb54ef02eee5beac18827bda5d305a
  • Package Size: 2526 K
  • Installed Size: 24690 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 6.0 repository
  • Package: ruby-1.8.6_p368-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: ee36c8593ad8824941acb19126248b9a
  • Package Size: 2550 K
  • Installed Size: 24700 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository

ruby: ruby (Interpreted object-oriented scripting language)
ruby:
ruby: Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
ruby: object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text
ruby: files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl). It is simple,
ruby: straight-forward, and extensible.
ruby:
ruby: Visit the Ruby project online at http://www.ruby-lang.org/
ruby:
ruby:
ruby:

This is a security fix, for more information see:

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Firefox security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at May 16, 2009 12:15 PM |

A new Firefox package is available in the VectorLinux repository.

  • Package: firefox-3.0.10-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 80dd751cb8fb9afd549b9e4397955c86
  • Package Size: 7120 K
  • Installed Size: 24860 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 6.0 repository
  • Package: firefox-3.0.10-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 24daeada70609b712be60ec5779787c7
  • Package Size: 7118 K
  • Installed Size: 24860 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository

firefox: Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)
firefox:
firefox: Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning
firefox: Firefox web browser from Mozilla.
firefox: To comply with Mozilla trademarks, and to assure quality control,
firefox: this is the official Mozilla build, packaged for VectorLinux.
firefox:
firefox:
firefox: License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
firefox: Author: Mozilla Foundation
firefox: Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

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Firefox security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Apr 26, 2009 11:57 AM |

New Firefox packages are available for VectorLinux 5.9 and 6.0.

  • Package: firefox-3.0.9-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 54b7c3e675e9710660a4ed9508137760
  • Package Size: 7290 K
  • Installed Size: 25460 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository
  • Package: firefox-3.0.9-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 94f23878f324c4ffbf9383ce2e0fff13
  • Package Size: 7291 K
  • Installed Size: 25460 K
  • Sources: VectorLinux 6.0 repository
Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)

Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning Firefox web browser from Mozilla.

License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Mozilla Foundation
Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

This build fixes a number of security problems. For details, see here:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox30.html#firefox3.0.9

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Udev security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Apr 26, 2009 11:49 AM |

New udev packages are available for VectorLinux 5.9 and 6.0.

  • Package: udev-111-i486-6_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: d1e38a82f979b9d2c1a80efd2ac26619
  • Package Size: 131 K
  • Installed Size: 550 K
  • Sources: VectorLinux 5.9 repository
  • Package: udev-118-i486-4_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: e819a8886c6a454fbef74963ff138802
  • Package Size: 134 K
  • Installed Size: 520 K
  • Sources: VectorLinux 6.0 repository
udev (dynamic device directory system) udev provides a dynamic device directory containing only the files for the devices which are actually present. It creates or removes device node files usually located in the /dev directory.
Kay Sievers is the udev maintainer.

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Openssl and openssl-solibs updates

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Apr 26, 2009 11:43 AM |

New openssl and openssl-solibs packages are available for VectorLinux 5.9 and 6.0.

  • Package: openssl-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: c3f79cea19fa1861c5395a953a6b9786
  • Package Size: 2330 K
  • Installed Size: 9270 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository
  • Package: openssl-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: d54ff610f0fe0cf5a4d2d44e0b6c557d
  • Package Size: 2307 K
  • Installed Size: 9260 K
  • Sources: VectorLinux 6.0 repository
openssl (Secure Sockets Layer toolkit)

The OpenSSL certificate management tool and the shared libraries that provide various encryption and decryption algorithms and protocols.
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org).
This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com).
This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).
  • Package: openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: 77537a9b7cf35f371357b0701aa9dafb
  • Package Size: 658 K
  • Installed Size: 2090 K
  • Sources: VectorLinux 5.9 repository
  • Package: openssl-solibs-0.9.8h-i486-3_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: abe8cb0376ce54e3c3fb6eb0ee041c72
  • Package Size: 640 K
  • Installed Size: 2080 K
  • VectorLinux 6.0 repository
openssl-solibs (OpenSSL shared libraries)

These shared libraries provide encryption routines required by programs such as openssh. They are also used by KDE's Konqueror web browser to provide secure web connections. This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org).
This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com).
This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).

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Lcms security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Apr 01, 2009 10:17 AM |

A new lcms package is available to fix security problems.

  • Package: lcms-1.18-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 1148192b99724d99d382abbb04cd6d6f
  • Package Size: 187 K
  • Installed Size:680 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/libs/lcms
  • Package: lcms-1.18-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 21d9ce57405195f81f3a6dafa1d3433b
  • Package Size: 195 K
  • Installed Size: 690 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/libs/lcms
lcms (little cms engine)

Little cms is a small, speed optimized color management engine.
lcms was written by Marti Maria .

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Thunderbird security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Apr 01, 2009 10:01 AM |

A new Mozilla Thunderbird package is available for VL6.0 and 5.9.

  • Package: thunderbird-2.0.0.21-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 15113fb3614d3c38e2bc7702c756bb4c
  • Package Size: 8497 K
  • Installed Size: 30700 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/thunderbird
  • Package: thunderbird-2.0.0.21-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 25f0d57302235c15429b2587606ed5b3
  • Package Size: 8498 K
  • Installed Size: 30700 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/net
thunderbird (Mozilla Thunderbird mail application)

Mozilla Thunderbird is a redesign of the Mozilla mail component written using the XUL user interface language. Thunderbird makes emailing safer, faster, and easier than ever before with the industry's best implementations of features such as intelligent spam filters, built-in RSS reader, quick search, and much more.

License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Initial Developer - Netscape Communications Corporation
Website: Website: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/

This is a security fix release. Details can be found here: http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html

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Firefox security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Apr 01, 2009 09:55 AM |

A new Firefox package is available for VL 6.0 and 5.9.

  • Package: firefox-3.0.8-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: df5f4897d0733c39bf21dcd4c7ff5d96
  • Package Size: 7286 K
  • Installed Size: 25440 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/x-apps/firefox
  • Package: firefox-3.0.8-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: d02e2b7021d6527d9456c7066199f41b
  • Package Size: 7288 K
  • Installed Size: 25440 K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/firefox
Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)

Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning Firefox web browser from Mozilla. To comply with Mozilla trademarks, and to assure quality control, this is the official Mozilla build, packaged for VectorLinux.

License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Mozilla Foundation
Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

Note this is a security fix update. For details of the update, see here:

Mozilla.org

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Curl security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Mar 18, 2009 09:59 AM |

An updated version of curl for VL 5.9, VL 5.9.1 and VL 6.0. This package is a security patch to close a vulnerability which could allow a file to be redirected in an inappropriate way.

  • Package: curl-7.17.0-i586-2vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 2d1671dee783ff5997a9c274e50cbde8
  • Package Size: 485K
  • Installed Size: 1260K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/curl
  • Package: curl-7.16.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: 82d4dd9781ce946adf83393f02675210
  • Package Size: 549K
  • Installed Size: 1600K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/net/curl
curl (command line URL data transfer tool)

Curl is a command line tool for transferring data specified with URL syntax. The command is designed to work without user interaction or any kind of interactivity. Curl offers a busload of useful tricks like proxy support, user authentication, ftp upload, HTTP post, SSL (https:) connections, cookies, file transfer resume and more.

libcurl is a library that Curl uses to do its job. It is readily available to be used by your software, too.

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Xterm-241 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Mar 18, 2009 09:51 AM |

An updated version of xterm for VL 5.9, VL 5.9.1 and VL 6.0 is available. This package is a security patch. For details see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2383. This package will be moved to patches as soon as we have adequate user testing.

  • Package: xterm-241-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: 8f9b543a0391509da6f733c55c62dde8
  • Package Size: 198K
  • Installed Size: 480K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/x/xterm
  • Package: xterm-241-i486-1_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: d88a657bde4866201cccd19eaa76dfdf
  • Package Size: 194K
  • Installed Size: 470K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/x/xterm
xterm (terminal emulator for X)

The xterm program is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102/VT220 (VTxxx) and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for programs that cannot use the window system directly.

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Firefox-3.0.7 for VL 5.9

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Mar 10, 2009 09:02 AM |

The latest Firefox is now available for VectorLinux 5.9 also.

  • Package: firefox-3.0.7-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: ff07987232e32454203cb0ea21e3ef3d
  • Package Size: 7.11 MB
  • Installed Size: 21.85 MB
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/firefox
Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)

Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning Firefox web browser from Mozilla.
To comply with Mozilla trademarks, and to assure quality control, this is the official Mozilla build, packaged for VectorLinux.

License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Mozilla Foundation
Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

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Firefox-3.0.7 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Mar 08, 2009 10:35 PM |

The latest version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser is available for VL 6.0. This package is a security patch that closes three known vulnerabilities listed as "critical" by Mozilla and one more labeled as "high" risk. See: http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox30.html#firefox3.0.6 . Security conscious users may wish to upgrade immediately. This package will be moved to patches as soon as we have adequate user testing.

  • Package: firefox-3.0.7-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: e44ebc0f2fbcd77310cb4cda282d624b
  • Package Size: 7.11 MB
  • Installed Size: 24.85 MB
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/net/firefox
Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)

Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning Firefox web browser from Mozilla.
To comply with Mozilla trademarks, and to assure quality control, this is the official Mozilla build, packaged for VectorLinux.

License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Mozilla Foundation
Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

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Libpng-1.2.35 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Feb 28, 2009 09:03 PM |

New libpng is available for VL 5.9 and 6.0. This a security patch which closes multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities. Security conscious users may want to upgrade immediately. This package will be moved to patches as soon as we have adequate user testing and know that it really works.

  • Package: libpng-1.2.35-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: b8ca6d86586e9e96c810bb9b7ecffba9
  • Package Size: 202K
  • Installed Size: 750K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/libs/libpng
  • Package: libpng-1.2.35-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: 8463d0c6f8ff05a361773aed714f3b79
  • Package Size: 284K
  • Installed Size: 1190K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/libs/libpng
libpng (Portable Network Graphics library)
libpng is the official PNG reference library. It supports almost all PNG features, is extensible, and has been extensively tested for over 12 years. This is an open source project to develop and maintain the reference library for use in applications that read, create, and manipulate PNG (Portable Network Graphics) raster image files.

License: GPL
Authors: PNG Development Group
Website: http://libpng.sourceforge.net/

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Wicd-1.5.9 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Feb 28, 2009 08:36 PM |

The latest and greatest version of wicd for VL 5.9 and 5.9.1 is available from the testing repository. Users of the latest VL 6.0 don't need the update as it is in the iso already. This is a security patch as the earlier version in the extra repository has a vulnerability which could allow your network credentials to be revealed to a third party. As soon as we have adequate user testing this package will be moved to extra.

  • Package: wicd-1.5.9-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: d1961ca910fe3260dace92a2a1434871
  • Package Size: 232K
  • Installed Size: 1150K
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/wicd
wicd (network manager for linux)

wicd is a wired and wireless network manager for Linux.
Some features include:
- Ability to connect to wired and wireless networks
- Profiles for each wireless network and wired network
- Many encryption schemes, some of which include WEP/WPA/WPA2
- Compatible with wireless-tools

Homepage: http://wicd.sourceforge.net

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Firefox-3.0.6 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Feb 03, 2009 09:34 PM |

The latest version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser is vailable for VL 5.9 and 6.0. Version 3.0.6 is a security patch which fixes known vulnerabilities including one considered "critical" by Mozilla. Security conscious users may want to upgrade immediately. This package will be moved to the patches repository as soon as we have had adequate user testing.

  • Package: firefox-3.0.6-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: c7e5b109fcca919878b6be6a35f3f280
  • Package Size: 7.11 MB
  • Installed Size: 24.84 MB
  • Package: firefox-3.0.6-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: bfc3f824abc1b8af90c5cc4d1a41a596
  • Package Size: 7.11 MB
  • Installed Size: 24.84 MB
Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)

Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning Firefox web browser from Mozilla.
To comply with Mozilla trademarks, and to assure quality control, this is the official Mozilla build, packaged for VectorLinux.

License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Mozilla Foundation
Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

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php-5.2.8 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Jan 14, 2009 09:30 PM |

This package includes bugfixes and a big security fix. This is a critical update, 5.2.7 has been removed from the servers by the php developers due to a big vulnerability. The new php package will be moved to patches as soon as we've had adequate user feedback.

  • Package: php-5.2.8-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 9056503dd486a9a797af15355761890c
  • Package Size: 3.07 MB
  • Installed Size: 20.62 MB
  • Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/dev/php
php (HTML-embedded scripting language)

PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language. It shares syntax characteristics with C, Java, and Perl. The primary objective behind this language is to make a fast and easy-to-use scripting language for dynamic web sites.

More information can be found online at http://www.php.net/

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