[Security] Firefox asks for the system keyring password
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That's a highly modified system to be slackware. I take it you installed dropline gnome?
You have a lot of gnome-centric processes to be running xfce with compton.
I would try to capture the WM logs.. startx &> log.txt. If that failed to produce anything, run firefox in a terminal to see if it logs anything. Worse came to worse, you could strace firefox to see where it's coming from.
Uninstall gnome-keyring and libgnome-keyring, assuming you don't use firefox/mozilla/seamonkey etc. password management. And, you don't use ssh-agent/gpg-agent. Slackware official release notes doesn't say why these packages are needed, so take out, see if any software becoming broken. good luck.
You can also try checking the "Sessions and Startup" in Xfce settings to see if any related daemon is autostarted with Xfce.
I don't think that there is an infection here -- I have a similar situation with Google Chrome. After upgrading to 14.1, Google Chrome started asking for keyring password whenever I open an account login page. I've seen this happening in other distributions before. Probably, that functionality was always there but did not activate while using the 14.0 versions of the related packages. I think it is similar to KWallet popping up in a KDE session.