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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Firefox < 1.0.2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of Firefox

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using Firefox, an alternative web browser.

The remote version of this software contains various security issues which may
permit a possible hacker to impersonate a website and to trick a user into
accepting and executing arbitrary files or to cause a heap overflow in the
FireFox process and execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Solution : Upgrade to Firefox 1.0.2 or later.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12659, 12672, 12798, 12881, 12884, 12885

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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