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Vulnerability Assessment Details
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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-18.104.22.168"
Users of the binary package should upgrade as well:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-22.214.171.124"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi
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