Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2006-0758: firefox


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2006-0758: firefox

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the firefox packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated firefox packages that fix several security bugs are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processes certain malformed
Javascript code. A malicious web page could cause the execution of
Javascript code in such a way that could cause Firefox to crash or execute
arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6501,
CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6503, CVE-2006-6504)

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox renders web pages. A malicious
web page could cause the browser to crash or possibly execute arbitrary
code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2006-6497)

Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which
contain Firefox version 1.5.0.9 that corrects these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0758.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

PNY - Duo-Link On-the-Go 128GB USB 3.0, Apple Lightning Flash Drive
$59.99
PNY - Duo-Link On-the-Go 128GB USB 3.0, Apple Lightning Flash Drive pictureMini 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Storage Memory Keychain Design Thumb Stick N1H3
$8.87
Mini 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Storage Memory Keychain Design Thumb Stick N1H3 pictureSamsung 128GB BAR (METAL) USB 3.0 Flash Drive (MUF-128BA/AM)
$41.0
Samsung 128GB BAR (METAL) USB 3.0 Flash Drive (MUF-128BA/AM) pictureFile Transfer Cheap Flash Drives 64Gb Usb Best Drive Pny Download Transfer Files
$36.24
File Transfer Cheap Flash Drives 64Gb Usb Best Drive Pny Download Transfer Files picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.