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[GLSA-200606-12] 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-200606-12
(Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)


A number of vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla
Firefox. For details please consult the references below.

Impact

By enticing the user to visit a malicious website, a remote
attacker can inject arbitrary HTML and JavaScript Code into the user's
browser, execute JavaScript code with elevated rights and possibly
execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the
application.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2775
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2776
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2777
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2778
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2779
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2780
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2782
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2783
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2784
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2785
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2786
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2787
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-1.5.0.4"
All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.5.0.4"
Note: There is no stable fixed version for the Alpha
architecture yet. Users of Mozilla Firefox on Alpha should consider
unmerging it until such a version is available.


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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