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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200408-22
(Mozilla, Firefox, Thunderbird, Galeon, Epiphany: New releases fix vulnerabilities)
Mozilla, Galeon, Epiphany, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird
contain the following vulnerabilities:
All Mozilla tools use libpng for graphics. This library contains a
buffer overflow which may lead to arbitrary code execution.
If a user imports a forged Certificate Authority (CA) certificate,
it may overwrite and corrupt the valid CA already installed on the
Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers also contain a
bug in their caching which may allow the SSL icon to remain visible,
even when the site in question is an insecure site.
Users of Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers are
susceptible to SSL certificate spoofing, a Denial of Service against
legitimate SSL sites, crashes, and arbitrary code execution. Users of
Mozilla Thunderbird are susceptible to crashes and arbitrary code
execution via malicious e-mails.
There is no known workaround for most of these vulnerabilities. All
users are advised to upgrade to the latest available version.
See also :
All users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv your-version
# emerge your-version
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14578 (gentoo_GLSA-200408-22.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0597CVE-2004-0598CVE-2004-0599CVE-2004-0758CVE-2004-0763
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