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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check for the version of the Mozilla. Mozilla Firefox package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:028 (Mozilla. Mozilla Firefox).
Several problems have been fixed with the security update releases
of the Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 web browser and the Mozilla Suite 1.7.7.
This security update contains those security fixes. The Firefox
packages have been directly upgraded to the version 1.0.3, for
the Mozilla Suite packages the fixes up to version 1.7.7 have been
Updates are currently provided for:
Mozilla Firefox: SUSE Linux 9.0 up to 9.3, Novell Linux Desktop 9
Mozilla Suite: SUSE Linux 9.2 and 9.3
Fixes of the Mozilla Suite for older products (SUSE Linux 8.2 - 9.1,
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 and 9, SUSE Linux Desktop 1.0) are
being worked on.
Following security issues have been fixed:
- MFSA 2005-33,CVE-2005-0989:
based browser can lead to disclosure of browser memory, potentially
exposing private data from web pages viewed or passwords or
similar data sent to other web pages. This flaw could also crash
- MFSA 2005-34,CVE-2005-0752:
With manual Plugin install it was possible for the Plugin to
- MFSA 2005-35,CVE-2005-1153:
this could be used for a privilege escalation (installing malicious
- MFSA 2005-36,CVE-2005-1154:
Cross-site scripting through global scope pollution, this could
lead to a possible hacker being able to run code in foreign websites
context, potentially sniffing information or performing actions
in that context.
- MFSA 2005-37,CVE-2005-1155,'firelinking':
for a privilege escalation.
- MFSA 2005-38,CVE-2005-1157,CVE-2005-1156,'firesearching':
Search Plugin cross-site scripting.
- MFSA 2005-39,CVE-2005-1158:
Arbitrary code execution from Firefox sidebar panel II.
- MFSA 2005-40,CVE-2005-1159:
Missing Install object instance checks.
- MFSA 2005-41,CVE-2005-1160:
Privilege escalation via DOM property overrides.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_28_mozilla_firefox.html
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security
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