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There is a security fix for Slackware 12.2 but that was for FF 3.05.
Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
Sat Mar 6 18:57:32 UTC 2010
Upgraded to firefox-3.0.18.
This fixes some security issues.
For more information, see: http://www.mozilla.org/security/know...firefox30.html
(* Security fix *)
And yes, it's quite nasty and has been out there for about a month.
The bug is in the parser for downloadable fonts, so I believe that going into about:config and changing gfx.downloadable_fonts.enable to false will help mitigate the risk until the team have had time to put a new package together.
I downloaded the sources and built my own 3.6.2 package yesterday as I didn't want to wait.
(Your mileage may vary, I'm running -current and it runs great, but it's up to you make sure it will work with the version you're running. You should have at least a minimal understanding of the way a Slackbuild works. Sbo is a different proyect (No support for this particular unofficial customization) but their How-To may help getting started using slackbuilds.
Does this mean the slackbuild wont work on my 32 bit machine? Could i just change the numbers? Also, do slackbuilds effectively do the compiling and installing for you? I wanna have go at compiling something, just a bit nervous.
Once again sorry for the hijack, but i am trying to get FF 3.6.2 and this seems like a very relevant thread.