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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check for the version of the firefox package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-076 (firefox).
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.
Igor Bukanov discovered a bug in the way Firefox's
visits a malicious web page, Firefox could crash or execute
arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name
CVE-2006-0292 to this issue.
moz_bug_r_a4 discovered a bug in Firefox's
XULDocument.persist() function. A malicious web page could
inject arbitrary RDF data into a user's localstore.rdf file,
a user runs Firefox. (CVE-2006-0296)
A denial of service bug was found in the way Firefox saves
history information. If a user visits a web page with a very
long title, it is possible Firefox will crash or take a very
long time to start the next time it is run. (CVE-2005-4134)
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
|Dell Optiplex 990 MT Intel QuadCore i5-2400 @ 3.1GHz CPU 4GB RAM TESTED NO OS/HD
|Samsung 4GB DDR3 M378B5273DH0-CH9 Desktop Memory
|Apple iMac A1225 24" All-In-One w/ Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz 4GB RAM 640GB HDD *Tested*
|2 Micron 4GB (2x4GB), DDR3, 1Rx8, PC3-12800U, MT8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 Memory 1446
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