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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Firefox < 1.5.0.1

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Firefox < 1.5.0.1

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A web browser on the remote host is prone to multiple flaws.

Description :

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

The installed version of Firefox contains various security issues, some
of which can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the affected host
subject to the user's rights.

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-01.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-02.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-03.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-04.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-05.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-06.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-07.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-08.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425590/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 1.5.0.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15773, 16476, 16741

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

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