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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN149-3 : mozilla-firefox vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
mozilla-firefox vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- mozilla-firefox
- mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ca
- mozilla-firefox-locale-de
- mozilla-firefox-locale-es
- mozilla-firefox-locale-fr
- mozilla-firefox-locale-it
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ja
- mozilla-firefox-locale-nb
- mozilla-firefox-locale-pl
- mozilla-firefox-locale-tr
- mozilla-firefox-locale-uk


Description :

USN-149-1 fixed some vulnerabilities in the Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary
Hedgehog) version of Firefox. The version shipped with Ubuntu 4.10
(Warty Warthog) is also vulnerable to these flaws, so it needs to be
upgraded as well. Please see

http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-149-1

for the original advisory.

This update also fixes several older vulnerabilities
Some of them
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with full user rights
if the user visited a malicious web site. (MFSA-2005-01 to
MFSA-2005-44
please see the following web site for details:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html)

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- mozilla-firefox-1.0.6-0ubuntu0.0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector-1.0.6-0ubuntu0.0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ca-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-de-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-es-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-fr-1.0-0ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-it-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ja-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-nb-1.0-0ubuntu
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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