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Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200608-03] 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-200608-03
(Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Impact

A user can be enticed to open specially crafted URLs, visit webpages
containing malicious JavaScript or execute a specially crafted script.
These events could lead to the execution of arbitrary code, or the
installation of malware on the user's computer.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3113
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3677
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3801
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3802
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3803
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3805
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3806
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3807
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3808
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3809
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3810
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3811
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3812


Solution:
All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.5"
Users of the binary package should upgrade as well:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.5.0.5"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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