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[GLSA-200609-19] 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-200609-19
(Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)


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

Impact

The most severe vulnerability involves enticing a user to visit a
malicious website, crashing the browser and executing arbitrary code
with the rights 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-2006-4253
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4340
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4565
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4566
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4567
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4568
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4569
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4571


Solution:
All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.7"
Users of the binary package should upgrade as well:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.5.0.7"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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