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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An updated mozilla package that fixes a security bug is now available.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Mozilla is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup
client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.
A bug was found in the way Mozilla processes certain international
domain names. An attacker could create a specially crafted HTML file,
which when viewed by the victim would cause Mozilla to crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-2871
to this issue.
Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to this updated package that
contains a backported patch and is not vulnerable to this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
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CVE ID: CVE-2005-2871
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