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[GLSA-200604-12] Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-12
(Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)


Several vulnerabilities were found in Mozilla Firefox. Versions
1.0.8 and 1.5.0.2 were released to fix them.

Impact

A remote attacker could craft malicious web pages that would
leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with
elevated rights, steal local files, cookies or other information
from web pages, and spoof content. Some of these vulnerabilities might
even be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the
browser user.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-4134
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0292
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0296
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0748
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0749
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1727
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1728
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1729
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1730
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1731
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1732
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1733
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1734
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1735
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1736
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1737
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1738
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1739
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1740
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1741
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1742
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1790
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Firefox


Solution:
All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.0.8"
All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.0.8"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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