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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check for the version of the MozillaFirefox,MozillaThunderbird package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:080 (MozillaFirefox,MozillaThunderbird).
This security update brings the current set of Mozilla security updates, with
- Mozilla Firefox to version 18.104.22.168 for Novell Linux Desktop 9,
SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 and SUSE Linux 9.3 up to 10.1.
- Mozilla Firefox to version 22.214.171.124 for openSUSE 10.2.
- Mozilla Thunderbird to version 126.96.36.199 for SUSE Linux 9.3 up to
10.1 and openSUSE 10.2.
These updates were released on December 22nd but due to Christmas
holidays got announced today.
Updated Seamonkey packages will be released soon.
More Details regarding the problems can be found on this page:
The updated packages includes fixes to the following security problems:
CVE-2006-6497/MFSA 2006-68: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption were fixed in the layout engine.
CVE-2006-6499/MFSA 2006-68: Crashes regarding floating point usage were fixed.
CVE-2006-6500/MFSA 2006-69: This issue only affects Windows systems, Linux is not affected.
CVE-2006-6501/MFSA 2006-70: A privilege escalation using a watch point was fixed.
CVE-2006-6502/MFSA 2006-71: A LiveConnect crash finalizing JS objects was fixed.
CVE-2006-6504/MFSA 2006-73: A Mozilla SVG Processing Remote Code Execution was fixed.
CVE-2006-6505/MFSA 2006-74: Some Mail header processing heap overflows were fixed.
CVE-2006-6506/MFSA 2006-75: The RSS Feed-preview referrer leak was fixed.
CVE-2006-6507/MFSA 2006-76: A XSS problem using outer window's Function object was fixed.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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