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Fedora Core 5 2006-1199: firefox

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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-2006-1199 (firefox).

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.

Update Information:

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processes
certain malformed Javascript code. A malicious web page
could cause the execution of Javascript code in such a way
that could cause Firefox to crash or execute arbitrary code
as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2006-5463, CVE-2006-5747,
CVE-2006-5748)

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox renders web
pages. A malicious web page could cause the browser to crash
or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running
Firefox. (CVE-2006-5464)

Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to this update,
which contains Firefox version 1.5.0.8 that corrects these
issues.



Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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