GLSA-200507-24 : Mozilla Suite: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-24
(Mozilla Suite: Multiple vulnerabilities)

The following vulnerabilities were found and fixed in the Mozilla
Suite:
'moz_bug_r_a4' and 'shutdown' discovered that the
Mozilla Suite was improperly cloning base objects (MFSA 2005-56).
'moz_bug_r_a4' reported that the suite failed to validate XHTML DOM
nodes properly (MFSA 2005-55).
Secunia reported that alerts
and prompts scripts are presented with the generic title [JavaScript
Application] which could lead to tricking a user (MFSA 2005-54).
Andreas Sandblad of Secunia reported that top.focus() can be called
in the context of a child frame even if the framing page comes from a
different origin and has overridden the focus() routine (MFSA
2005-52).
Secunia reported that a frame-injection spoofing bug
which was fixed in earlier versions, was accidentally bypassed in Mozilla
Suite 1.7.7 (MFSA 2005-51).
'shutdown' reported that
InstallVersion.compareTo() might be exploitable. When it gets an object
rather than a string, the browser would generally crash with an access
violation (MFSA 2005-50).
Matthew Mastracci reported that by
forcing a page navigation immediately after calling the install method
can end up running in the context of the new page selected by the
attacker (MFSA 2005-48).
'moz_bug_r_a4' reported that XBL
scripts run even when JavaScript is disabled (MFSA 2005-46).
Omar Khan, Jochen, 'shutdown' and Matthew Mastracci reported that the
Mozilla Suite incorrectly distinguished between true events like mouse
clicks or keystrokes and synthetic events generated by a web content
(MFSA 2005-45).

Impact :

A remote attacker could craft malicious web pages that would
leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary JavaScript code
with elevated privileges, steal cookies or other information from web
pages, or spoof content.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7f20085f
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200507-24.xml

Solution :

All Mozilla Suite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-1.7.10'
All Mozilla Suite binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-bin-1.7.10'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19326 (gentoo_GLSA-200507-24.nasl)

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