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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 5 2006-1499: 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-2006-1499 (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-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6501,
CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6503, CVE-2006-6504)

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-2006-6497)

Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to this package,
which contains Firefox version 1.5.0.9 and 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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